Forqueray family [Forcroy]
- Lucy Robinson
French family of composers, viol players and organists.
(b Paris, 1672; d Mantes, June 28, 1745). Son of Michel Forqueray (1650–1714/5), a violinist and dancing-master who settled in Paris in 1670. The Mercure galant of April 1682 records that at an early age Forqueray...