Jean Marie Leclair

Jean-Marie Leclair l'aîné, also known as Jean-Marie Leclair the Elder (10 May 1697 – 22 October 1764), was a Baroque violinist and composer. He is considered to have founded the French violin school. His brothers Jean-Marie Leclair the younger (1703–77), Pierre Leclair (1709–84) and Jean-Benoît Leclair (1714–after 1759) were also musicians.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 10th, 1697 (Lyon), Died October 22nd, 1764 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-6616 10-in. 11/25/1908 Sarabande Victor String Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor B-16108 10-in. 6/18/1915 Tambourin Maud Powell Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-49852 12-in. 2/12/1929 Sarabande Yehudi Menuhin ; Louis Persinger Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 6638 12-in. approximately 1915 Sarabande Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 156-b] 10-in. approximately Sept. 1927 Sarabande et tambourin Maude Gold Violin solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leclair, Jean Marie," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102510.

Leclair, Jean Marie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102510.

"Leclair, Jean Marie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102510

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