Born: Saturday, November 10, 1668 in Paris, France
Died: Friday, September 11, 1733 in Paris, France
Nation of Origin: France
Treatise on harpsichord performance, L'art de toucher la clavecin
François Couperin is often referred to as ”le grand” or Couperin le Grand ("Couperin the Great") to avoid confusion with other famous musicians in his family.
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