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François Couperin

François Couperin (French: [fʁɑ̃swa kupʁɛ̃]; 10 November 1668 – 11 September 1733) was a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was known as Couperin le Grand ("Couperin the Great") to distinguish him from other members of the musically talented Couperin family.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 10th, 1668 (Paris), Died September 11th, 1733 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-34072 12-in. 12/29/1925 Minuetto, nos. 1 and 2 Jascha Heifetz Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-[Unnumbered 1923-10-26-02] 10-in. 10/26/1923 The mauntebanks Wanda Landowska Harpsichord solo composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Couperin, François," accessed August 1, 2021,

Couperin, François. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from

"Couperin, François." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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