André Campra

André Campra Sheet Music

  • 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