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Grasset, Jean-Jacqueslocked

  • David Charlton
  •  and Hervé Audéon


(b Paris, c1769; d Paris, Aug 25, 1839). French violinist, conductor and composer. He was a pupil of Isidore Bertheaume, with whom he played on 13 April 1786 at the Concert Spirituel in a sinfonia concertante for two violins of Bertheaume’s composition. By ...

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