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Le Page, François (1709 - 1780), baritone (basse-taille)

Philip Weller

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Joinville, 27 Feb 1709; d after 1780). French baritone (basse-taille). His first roles at the Paris Opéra were Don Carlos and Silvandre (L’Europe galante, 1736 revival), Mars (Castor et Pollux, 1737) and Pan (Cadmus, 1737 revival). His position as third basse-taille, after Chassé and Dun, improved during the former’s absence, 1738–42. He created Ismenor and Teucer in Rameau’s Dardanus (1739),

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