Rebel, François

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Rebel, François (b Paris, 1701; d Paris, 1775). Fr. composer and violinist, son of Jean-Féry Rebel. Member of Paris Opéra orch. at 13. Music for 18 stage works in collab. with Francœur 1726–60. Joint cond. Paris Opéra 1733–44, later becoming manager. Superintendent of mus. to Louis XV. Wrote cantatas, etc.