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Granier, Louis (1740 - 1800), composer, violinist

Michael Barnard

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 Toulouse, 1740; d Toulouse, 1800). French composer and violinist. He was related to François Granier. He studied in Toulouse and his first important position was in Bordeaux, where he directed the opera; he travelled to Brussels in 1765. His first known composition, a set of choruses for Racine’s Athalie, dates from this period.

Granier went to Paris in 1766 and was engaged by the Opéra orchestra as

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