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Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault

(1687—1745)


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(b Verdun, 1687; d Gien, 1745).

Fr. composer, actor, and singer. Acted and sang at the Théâtre Français 1912‐28, Comédie‐Française until 1734. Wrote ballets, divertissements, and intermèdes for Fr. theatre 1714–32, incl. incid. music for Molière's Le bourgeois gentilhomme (1716).

Subjects: Music.


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