Author:Jack Eby


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François Giroust (1737-1799): Composer for Church, King and Commune: Life and Thematic Catalogue.

By: Jack Eby

Price: $127.40

Publisher: Olms Verlag: 2018

Seller ID: 1202964

ISBN: 348715529X

Condition: New

The career of François Giroust reads like a novel. Born in Paris in 1737, he began his musical life as a choirboy at Notre-Dame. His talent was such that at age 19 he was hired as maître at the Cathedral in Orleans. A spectacular success with his grand motets at the Concert Spirituel in 1768 led him back to Paris and the Church of the SS Innocents. His fame in Paris gained him a position at the Royal Chapel in 1775, at the court of Louis XVI. Later he was promoted to S... View more info