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Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) was a French composer and music theorist of the Baroque period.

He was one of the greatest figures in French musical history and France's most important 18th-century composer.

He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera.

Along with François Couperin, Rameau is also considered to be the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time.