French Baroque composer and keyboard player François Couperin (1668-1733) grew up in a musical family and succeeded his father and uncle as organist of St. Gervais Church in Paris. Later he was royal organist and then royal harpsichordist under Louis XIV. He wrote church, chamber, and harpsichord music.
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Classical Archives - François Couperin
Biography from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of music. Works offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Couperin, François (le grand)
Biographical outline with recommended recordings and readings. Includes external links to essays. From Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, comments on church, harpsichord, and chamber music, and Naxos/HNH discography.
Brief biography from Timothy Smith's Sojourn pages. Notes his influence on J. S. Bach.
Biography, links, and directory of free MP3 audio files from Classic Cat.
Wikipedia article with life, summary of musical style and output, and internal references to related people and topics.
IMDb listing includes films using his compositions.
François Couperin (Le Grand)
Portrait and detailed biography from Michael Sartorius' Arton Baroque Composers and Musicians.
François Couperin: Le Grand
Biographical timeline and keyworks with recommended recordings and readings.
NewOlde.com - François Couperin
Biography from New Grove 2, recent and recommended recordings, books, sheet music and links.
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