Beaussant, Philippe

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Beaussant, Philippe Gender: M
Philippe Jacques Henri Beaussant
born on 6 May 1930 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Caudéran, France, 44n51, 0w37
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 15°09' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 24°35 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°39'


French musicologist and novelist, an expert on French baroque music, on which he has published widely. He is the founder of the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, of which he was the artistic adviser (1987-1996). He has also been a producer of musical programs for Radio France since 1974. His biography of Jean-Baptiste Lully, Lully ou le musicien du soleil (Éditions Gallimard, 1992), was the basis of the film Le Roi Danse (2000). Beaussant won the 1993 Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française for his novel Héloïse.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 38.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Other Entertain/Music (Musicologist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction