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Philippe Beaussant (1930–2016)

Philippe Beaussant was born on May 6, 1930 in Caudéran, Bordeaux, Gironde, France. He was a writer, known for New Reports from France (1964), The King Is Dancing (2000) and Retour au baroque (1993). He was married to Marie-Cécile Villedieu de Torcy. He died on May 8, 2016 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France. See full bio »

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 2000 The King Is Dancing (book "Lully ou le musicien du soleil")
 1993 Retour au baroque (TV Series documentary) (writer)
 1975 New Reports from France (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Chroniques de France N° 112 (1975) ... (written by - segment "Lully, l'âme de Versailles")
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 2007-2014 Secrets d'histoire (TV Series documentary)
 1999 Bouillon de culture (TV Series documentary)
- La gastronomie (1999) ... Self
 1993 Jamais sans mon livre (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 November 1993 (1993) ... Self

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Other Works:

Book: " L'Archéologue". Paris: Gallimard See more »


Marie-Cécile Villedieu de Torcy  (his death)  (3 children)

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French musicologist, writer and novelist who was the director founder of l'Institut de musique et danse anciennes (IMDA) in 1977. He was also a producer at Radio-France where he championned French classical and baroque music. See more »

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