Rameau, Jean Philippe
|born on||25 September 1683 (greg.) at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )|
|Place||Dijon, France, 47n19, 5e01|
|Timezone||LMT m5e01 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||02°05' 02°21 Asc. 29°44'|
French composer of the late Baroque period, best known today for his harpsichord music, operas, and works in other theatrical genres but in his lifetime also famous as a music theorist.
He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin.
He died 12 September 1764.
Taeger quotes Penfield source unknown
Wikipedia quotes Chabanon in his Éloge de M. Rameau(1764)that he was born and baptised the same day.
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger