Jean-Marie Leclair (1697 - 1764)

Ouvertures et sonates en trio

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Ouvertures et sonates en trio Jean-Marie Leclair (1697 - 1764)

Son of a braid-maker, Jean-Marie Leclair was born in Lyon on 10 May 1697 and was the eldest of a family of eight children. He usually signed his name as Leclair the elder to distinguish himself from his younger brother Jean-Marie Leclair the second, born in 1703, who traded mainly in Lyon.”

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Recorded by Radio France on 14, 15 et 16 March 1992 – Studio 107 of Radio France.