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Le Roux, Gaspardlocked

  • Bruce Gustafson


(d Paris, 1707). French harpsichordist and composer. The earliest mention of him is in March 1690, when the Mercure de France published the opening of a translation of the hymn Veni creator, referring to a figured bass supplied by Le Roux. He was cited merely as a music teacher, but when it was mentioned six years later, he was elevated to ‘famous music teacher’. He was indeed listed with other prominent Parisian organists and harpsichordists in Blegny du Pradel’s ...

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