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François Couperin (1668–1733)

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 »


(age 64) in Paris, France

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The Pelican Brief Soundtrack
The Tree of Life Soundtrack
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 2018 Hear Me Roar (Short) (writer: "Les Barricades Mystérieuses")
 2016 50 Shades of Greige (Short) (music: "Les Vieux Seigneurs (Pièces de clavecin)" )
 2015 Nous trois ou rien (writer: "Les barricades mystérieuses")
 2014 La fabuleuse histoire de Monsieur Riquet (Documentary) (music: "Treizième Concert (à deux violes)")
 2013 Confissões de Adolescente (writer: "Le Tic Toc Choc")
 2013 Mademoiselle C (Documentary) (writer: "Les Barricades Mysterieuses")
 2012 Empreintes (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- William Christie, le geste du baroque (2012) ... (music: "Troisième leçon de ténèbres pour le mercredi Saint: I Yod")
 2011 The Tree of Life (writer: "Pièces de clavecin, Book II 6e Ordre No. 5: Les Barricades Mistérieuses")
 2004 Empreintes (Short) (writer: "Les barricades mystèrieuses")
 2004 Love: The Movie (Short) (writer: "Les Baricades 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)
 1996 Love Reinvented (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Une nuit ordinaire (1996) ... (music: "Seconde Leçon des Ténèbres" - as Couprin)
 1996 L'allée du roi (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (music: "2ème livre des pièces de clavecin", "4ème livre des pièces de clavecin")
 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")
 1978 In girum imus nocte et consumimur igni (Documentary) (music: "Quatrième concert royal - Onzième nouveau concert")
 1963 Les grands maîtres de la musique (TV Series short) (music - 1 episode)
- François Couperin (1963) ... (music: " La sultane" )
 1955 Cinerama Holiday (Documentary) (music: "Selections from The Mass" - uncredited)
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