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Marchand, (Simon-) Luc

Marchand, (Simon-) Luc

Marchand, (Simon-) Luc, French lutenist, violinist, organist, and composer; b. May 31,1709; d. April 27, 1799. His father, Jean- Baptiste Marchand (b. Paris, 1670; d. there, Jan. 8, 1751), was a violinist in the royal service from 1691, and also a lutenist in the royal chamber from 1710. The younger Marchand received the reversion of his father’s title of as a lutenist in 1727. However, he appears to have devoted himself to playing the violin and organ in the royal service until losing his position in 1761. He was one of the earliest composers to publ, accompanied keyboard music in France with his Pièces de clavecin avec accompagnement de violon, hautbois, violoncelle ou viole (Paris, 1748).

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