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Barthélémon, François Hippolyte (1741–1808), violinist and composer

Fiona M. Palmer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Barthélémon, François Hippolyte (1741–1808), violinist and composer, was born at Bordeaux, France, on 27 July 1741. He was the eldest of sixteen children of the wig maker Emmanuel Barthélémon and Françoise Laroche. Charles Higham has said that he may have been an officer in the ...

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Subjects: Strings ; Composition

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