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Couperin familylocked

  • David Fuller,
  • Bruce Gustafson
  •  and Edward Higginbottom


French family of musicians. One of the great dynasties of music, the Couperins were active in and around Paris as professional musicians from the late 16th century to the mid-19th. They were particularly linked with the church of St Gervais, where for 173 years members of the family occupied the organ loft....

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