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Lemoyne [Moyne], Jean-Baptistelocked

  • Julian Rushton

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(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 ...

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