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The Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum

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The Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum comprises over 12,000 items from the eighteenth century to the present, and is a major research resource for the study of Handel and his contemporaries. Handel was a major benefactor of the Foundling Hospital, a home for children founded...

Two last nights! Showbusiness in Georgian London

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William Heath, Stage Door, 1823. © Gerald Coke Handel Foundation...

From Berlioz with love

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The 8th March is the 150 th anniversary of the death of the famous French composer Hector Berlioz. In this letter, in the Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum, Berlioz sends apologies to the flautist...

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