Bouvet, Charles (René Clement)

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Bouvet, Charles (René Clement)

Bouvet, Charles (René Clement), French musicologist; b. Paris, Jan. 3, 1858; d. there, May 24, 1935. He studied at the Paris Cons. He organized the Fondation J.S. Bach (1903–11), and in 1924 was appointed archivist of the Paris Opéra. He ed. works of Bonporti and Couperin, and also publ. Une Dynastie de musiciens français: Les Couperin...(1919), L’Opéra (1924), and Massenet (1929).

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