Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth
- Catherine Cessac
(b Paris, bap. March 17, 1665; d Paris, June 27, 1729). French harpsichordist and composer . She came from a family of master masons and musicians (see Jacquet family), and from the age of five played the harpsichord and sang at the court of Louis XIV. Noticed by Madame de Montespan, she stayed for three years in her entourage. On ...