Jean Baptiste Lully

Jean Baptiste Lully

  • Born: 28th November 1632
  • Died: 22nd March 1687
  • Birthplace: Florence, Italy

Jean-Baptiste Lully (born Giovanni Battista Lulli) was a Florentine-born French composer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered the chief master of the French baroque style. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French subject in 1661.

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