André Campra

André Campra

  • Born
    4th December 1660
  • Died
    29th June 1744
  • Birthplace
    Aix-en-Provence, France
André Campra was a French composer and conductor. Campra was one of the leading French opera composers in the period between Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau. He wrote several tragédies en musique, but his chief claim to fame is as the creator of a new genre, opéra-ballet. He also wrote three books of cantatasas well as religious music, including a requiem

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