LONDON - They were both immigrants in Britain who changed the face of music - one with a harpsichord and a composer's pen, the other with an electric guitar.George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix also shared an address, living 200 years apart in adjoining 18th-century London houses. Now, 40 years after Hendrix's death, a new exhibition about his London years brings these two unlikely neighbors together.
Exhibition Shows Hendrix London Years: ; Legendary Guitarist Shared Address with George Frideric Handel
Hendrix, who came to London as an ambitious but little-known guitarist in 1966, was aware of his link to the musical past. He bought recordings of Handel's "Messiah," and obligingly gave tours of his apartment to music s...