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François Couperin (1688–1733)

Francois Couperin (Couperin le Grand) was born on November 10, 1668, in Paris, France. His father, named Charles Couperin, was the organist at the church of St. Gervais in Paris. In 1679, when Couperin's father died, he was already deputizing him as an organist, and on his 18th birthday Couperin officially inherited his father's previous position ... See full bio »


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(age 45) in Paris, France

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The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life Soundtrack
The Pelican Brief
The Pelican Brief Soundtrack
Tous les matins du monde
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 2015 All Three of Us (writer: "Les barricades mystérieuses")
 2013 Confissões de Adolescente (writer: "Le Tic Toc Choc")
 2011 The Tree of Life (writer: "Pièces de clavecin, Book II 6e Ordre No. 5: Les Barricades Mistérieuses")
 2000 La fausse suivante (music: "Les Charmes")
 1999 Goya in Bordeaux (writer: "Tambourine for Piano")
 1999 Les passagers (music: "Troisième Leçon de Ténèbres" - as Couperin)
 1993 The Pelican Brief (writer: "Troisième Leçon De Ténèbres à 2 Voix")
 1991 Tous les matins du monde (music: "Troisième leçon de Ténébres")
 1989 Valmont ("Les Oiseaux Elegants", "L'Apotheose de Lulli")
 1984 Le tartuffe (music: "Leçons des ténèbres: Troisième leçon ds ténèbres pour le mercredi Saint")
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