Dagincour, François , French organist, harpsichordist, and composer; b. Rouen, 1684; d. there, April 30, 1758. He was a pupil of Jacques Boyvin in Rouen and of Nicolas Lebègue in Paris. From 1691 to 1696 he was organist at Ste. Madeleine-en-la-cité in Paris, and then returned to Rouen to assume the post of organist at Notre Dame in 1696, which he held for the rest of his life. He also was organist at the royal abbey of St. Ouen and then at St. Jean in Rouen. In 1714 he was named one of the four organists of the royal chapel. Notable among his works were the Pieces de clavecin (Paris, 1733; ed. byH. Ferguson, 1969). Forty-six of his organ pièces were ed. by L. Panel (Paris, 1956).
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