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 Michel Richard Delalande

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Michel Richard Delalande

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death
18 Jun 1726 (aged 68)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial
Versailles, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID
194102196 View Source

Michel Richard Delalande [de Lalande] was a French Baroque composer and organist who was in the service of King Louis XIV. He was one of the most important composers of grands motets. He also wrote orchestral suites known as Simphonies pour les Soupers du Roy and ballets. His works foreshadowed the cantatas of JS Bach and the Water Music and oratorios of Handel.

Michel Richard Delalande [de Lalande] was a French Baroque composer and organist who was in the service of King Louis XIV. He was one of the most important composers of grands motets. He also wrote orchestral suites known as Simphonies pour les Soupers du Roy and ballets. His works foreshadowed the cantatas of JS Bach and the Water Music and oratorios of Handel.

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