Lemoyne [Moyne], Jean-Baptiste
- Julian Rushton
(b Eymet, Dordogne, April 3, 1751; d Paris, Dec 30, 1796). French composer. He was brought up by his uncle, the maître de chapelle at Périgueux. In 1770 he went to Berlin with a theatre company, and he held a minor appointment with the Crown Prince of Prussia while he studied under J.G. Graun, Kirnberger and J.A.P. Schulz. He then obtained a post in Warsaw, where his opera ...