Racquet, Charles , French organist and composer; b. Paris, 1597; d. there, Jan. 1, 1664. He was made organist at Notre Dame in Paris in 1618, a position he held with the greatest distinction until shortly before his death. He also served as organiste de la musique ordinaire to Marie de Médicis. His extant works comprise 12 versets de psaumes en duo and a grand Fantaisie, all for organ.
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