Jean Louis Duport


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(b Paris, 1749; d Paris, 1819).

Fr. cellist and composer. Court cellist in Berlin 1792–1806, court musician to ex‐King of Spain at Marseilles, 1807–12. Prof. of vc., Paris Cons. 1813–16. Wrote 6 vc. concs. and many solo pieces, also still‐important method, Essai sur le doigter du violoncelle et la conduite de l'Archet.

Subjects: Music.

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