George Frideric Handel (German: Georg Friedrich Händel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) - a German-British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos.
Apr 14, 1759- George Frideric Handel, Baroque composer and organist (Water Music), died at 74. Handel was buried in Westminster Abbey. More than three thousand mourners attended his funeral, which was given full state honours. http://www.thefuneralsource.org/deathiversary/april/14.html
Portrait of Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782), 1776, by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788)