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28 October, 2012
(1668 - 1733)
||Born 10 November, in Paris; into a family of musicians|
||Father dies; at the age of ten his musical genius is already recognised and encouraged by Lalande (the successor to the St. Gervais organist post)|
||Succeeds Lalande as organist at St. Gervais church in Paris
||26 April marries Marie-Anne Ansault |
||Appointed royal organist and harpsichordist under Louis XIV
||Acquires position as harpsichordist at Versailles|
||Promoted to chamber musician and music master to the royal family|
||Completes L'art de toucher le clavecin (The Art of Playing the Harpsichord) |
||Died 11 September in Paris|