Willem de Fesch
Thereafter he moved to London where he gave concerts and played the violone in Handel's orchestra in 1746. In 1748 and 1749 he conducted at Marylebone Gardens. He apparently made no public appearances after 1750.
His works included the oratorios Judith (1732) and Joseph (1746), as well as chamber duets, solo and trio sonatas, concertos and part songs. Both oratorios were thought lost until 1980 when a copy of a manuscript of "Joseph" was found in London's Royal Academy of Music.
De Fesch's music was influenced by the Italians, particularly Vivaldi, as well as Handel.
- Biography at allclassical.com
- Free scores by Willem de Fesch at the International Music Score Library Project
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