François d'Agincourt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

François d'Agincourt

French harpsichordist, organist, composer

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1684

Place of Birth: Rouen, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 30-Apr-1758

Profession: composer, musician, organist, harpsichordist

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About François d'Agincourt

  • François d'Agincourt (also d'Agincour, Dagincourt, Dagincour) (1684 – 30 April 1758) was a French harpsichordist, organist, and composer.
  • He spent most of his life in Rouen, his native city, where he worked as organist of the Rouen Cathedral and of three smaller churches.
  • Highly regarded during his lifetime, d'Agincourt was one of the organists of the royal chapel.
  • The single surviving book of harpsichord music by him contains masterful pieces inspired by François Couperin; also extant are some 40 organ works that survive in manuscript copies.

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