Handel's operas 1704-1726
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.