Jean-Philippe Rameau

Rameau Jean-Philippe

Jean-Philippe Rameau was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the 18th century. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin.

Name Jean-Philippe Rameau
Country France
Birth date
Birth place Dijon
Death date
Death place Paris
Music time period Baroque
Instruments harpsichord, organ, violin

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