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Godecharle, Eugène (<i>died</i> 1798), violinist, composer

Paul Raspé

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Brussels, bap. 15 Jan 1742; d Brussels, 26 June 1798). Flemish violinist and composer. He was the eldest son of Jacques-Antoine Godecharle, a singer at the royal chapel, 1734–80, and Isabelle Delsart. According to Fétis he was a chorister at the royal chapel and was then sent to Paris by Prince Charles of Lorraine to perfect his violin playing. He was attached to the church of St Géry

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