A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Jean-Marie Leclair

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May 10, 1697: Jean-Marie Leclair is born in Lyon, Kingdom of France.
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October 22, 1764: As he enters his Paris home, Jean-Marie Leclair is stabbed to death, probably by his nephew, Guillaume-François Vial. Leclair is aged 67 years, five months and twelve days. His earthly remains will be laid to rest in the Churchyard of Saint-Laurent, Paris, Kingdom of France. No one will ever be charged with the crime.
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December 2, 1764: A memorial service for Jean-Marie Leclair takes place in the church of the Feuillants near the Place Vendôme. A motet, De profundis, by Jean-Joseph Cassanea de Mondonville (52) and an arrangement of Leclair’s music are performed.