Nicolas Dezède

Born: 1740

Died: 11th September 1792

Birthplace: Lyon, France

Nicolas Dezède was a French composer, born in Lyon in 1740, of unknown parents (It is said he was an illegitimate son of Frederick II of Prussia). He represented on the Italian scene in Paris many comic operas, several of which have been popular. He was in the service of the Duke of Deux-Ponts from 1749 to 1790. Mason initiated at the lodge of the Nine Sisters Paris

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