Jonathan Keates

Jonathan Keates is an English writer. He has written biographies of Purcell and Stendhal, award-winning novels, and several books about Italy. He teaches English at the City of London School, and speaks English, Italian, French and Spanish

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The best books on Handel, recommended by Andrew Gant

George Frideric Handel was born near Leipzig, became established in Italy, and ended life as England’s national treasure. Andrew Gant—author of a new book on Handel’s most famous composition—selects the five best texts for gaining an understanding of Handel’s life and work, and explains why opera divas were the premiership footballers of the Baroque period.

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