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Hurel, Charles - lutenist, theorbo player, composer

David Ledbetter

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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(fl c1665–1692). French lutenist, theorbo player and composer. He came from a family of master craftsmen, which included some of the principal instrument makers in Paris in the 17th century. A document of 7 April 1676, which gives his signature and those of several other members of the family, describes him as joueur de luth. From at least the 1660s he was known as a composer of airs, and

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Subjects: Music

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