François Couperin

Born 10 December 1668. Died 11 October 1733.

French composer of the Baroque era

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Francois Couperin (1668-1733)

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François Couperin (10 November 1668 – 11 September 1733) was a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was known as Couperin le Grand ("Couperin the Great") to distinguish him from other members of the musically talented Couperin family.

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