J-J. C. de Mondeville
Last updated: 19.11.18
According to The Oxford Companion to Music, Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville was born in Narbonne and died near Paris aged sixty. He was a noted Parisian violinist, Superintendent of the Music to Louis XV, and composer of motets, oratorios, instrumental music and (especially) operas. In the famous fight of 1752-4 between the lovers of French music and those of Italian music, known as the Guerre des Bouffons, he was one of the chosen champions of the national school.
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