What subject did Handel's father want him to study in college?

His father wanted him to study law, and tried to stifle his interest in music. George Frederick Handel, composer of the Baroque Era -

Born - 23rd of February, 1685 in Halle, Germany

Died - 14th of April, 1759 in London, England

Buried in Westminster Abbey, London

Major works include - 47 Operas, 12 Concertos, 16 Oratorios.

Genres - Italianate operas, English oratorios.

Handel had lost his sight by the time he died.