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Forqueray family [Forcroy]locked

  • Lucy Robinson

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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...

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