Marin Marais, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Marin Marais

French composer and viol player

Date of Birth: 31-May-1656

Place of Birth: Paris, ÃŽle-de-France, France

Date of Death: 15-Aug-1728

Profession: composer, viol player

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Marin Marais

  • Marin Marais (French: [ma??~ ma??]; 31 May 1656, Paris – 15 August 1728, Paris) was a French composer and viol player.
  • He studied composition with Jean-Baptiste Lully, often conducting his operas, and with master of the bass viol Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe for six months.
  • In 1676 he was hired as a musician to the royal court of Versailles and was moderately successful there, being appointed in 1679 as ordinaire de la chambre du roy pour la viole, a title he kept until 1725. He was the father of the composer Roland Marais (c.
  • 1685 – c.
  • 1750).

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