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Le Cerf de la Viéville, Jean Laurent, Seigneur de Freneuse (<i>born</i> 1674), writer on music

Julie Anne Sadie and Albert Cohen

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 Rouen, 1674; d Rouen, 10 Nov 1707). French writer on music. He was educated by the Jesuits and studied philosophy and law before assuming his father’s post as Keeper of the Seals of the Parliament of Normandy in 1696. Spurred on by the appearance of the Paralèle des italiens et des françois (1702) of his Normandy neighbour, François Raguenet, Le Cerf brought out in 1704 the Première Partie

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