Fesch, Willem de
Willem de Fesch was a Dutch composer whose music was heavily influenced by some renowned Italians including Handel and Vivaldi. From 1710 to 1725 De Fesch worked in Amsterdam. He was the Kapellmeister in the Cathedral of Antwerp from 1725 to 1731. He then moved to London where he conducted concerts and played violin in the orchestra of Handel in 1746. Some of his masterpieces include the oratorios Judith (1732) and Joseph (1746), as well as chamber duets, solo and trio sonatas, and concertos.
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