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Glachant, Antoine-Charles (1770 - 1851), composer, violinist

Deanne Arkus Klein

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 Paris, 19 May 1770; d Versailles, 9 April 1851). French composer and violinist, son of Jean-Pierre Glachant. He received his early training from his father. In 1790 he became orchestra director of the Théâtre du Délassement-Comiques, an opera house where young artists obtained performing experience. There in the same year his first works, the operas Pharamond and L’homme à la minute, were performed. Glachant had left the

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