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Welcome to the new site of the Classical Composers Database, whose new name is now Musicalics. At this moment I am still working on getting everything in its place, so there may be some sharp edges here and there. I hope you will enjoy the new look and possibilities.
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monument of Händel by H. Heidel, 1859
in this church worked Händel's teacher Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, Bach's son Wilhelm Friedemann, Daniel Gottlob Türk and for a short time in 1813 Carl Loewe - great organ by Christoph Cuncius from 1716 examined by Bach, Kuhnau and Rolle - front extant, interior by Schuke, 1984, 56 stops - positive organ by Georg Reichel, 1664, 6 stops, in authentic state
birthplace of Georg Friedrich Händel, *1685, living here until 1703 - collection of historical instruments - Händel Gesellschaft - concerts
court church - Samuel Scheidt worked here (1609-25 and 1638-†1654) - Händel was organist in 1702-03 - organ not extant
extensive museum in honour of The Beatles (formerly in Cologne), who appeared in Halle in 1966
house of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach until 1770 - small exhibition
Daniel Gottlob Türk and Robert Franz worked in this gothic church, in 1976 converted into a concert hall
erected in 1951 as Theater des Friedens - opera, ballet - since 1952 Händel festival (yearly in June) - at the side monument of the song composer Robert Franz (*1815 in Halle)
grave of Samuel Scheidt, †1654
monument of Joh. Friedrich Reichardt on the premises of his (destroyed) house, in his time a lively meeting place of musicians and intelligentia