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François Couperin

Composer (10-Nov-1668 — 12-Sep-1733)


Phillipe Beaussant. François Couperin. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press. 1990. 422pp. Language: English.

Phillipe Beaussant. François Couperin. Paris, France: Fayard. 1980. 594pp. Language: French.

Maurice Cauchie. Thematic Index of the Works of François Couperin. Monaco: The Lyrebird Press. 1949. 133pp.

Wilfrid Mellers. Couperin and the French Classical Tradition. London: Dennis Dobson. 1950. 412pp.

David Tunley. François Couperin and "The Perfection of Music". Ashgate Publishing. 2004. 180pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.352)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.164)

  7. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.199)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.199-200)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.125)

  10. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.189-91)

  11. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.80)

  12. Legends in Their Own Time (p.56)

  13. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.116)

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