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Couchet familylocked

  • G. Grant O’Brien


Flemish family of virginal and harpsichord makers, descendants of the Ruckers family family. The most important member was Joannes Couchet (b Antwerp, 2 Feb 1615; d Antwerp, 30 March 1655), a grandson of Hans Ruckers. In 1626 he apprenticed himself to his uncle Joannes Ruckers and worked with him until his death in ...

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Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society
Early Music