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Esprit Antoine Blanchard

French baroque composer

Died when: 74 years 50 days (889 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Esprit Antoine Blanchard

Esprit-Joseph-Antoine Blanchard (29 February 1696 – 19 April 1770) was a French baroque composer, a contemporary of Jean-Philippe Rameau, and regarded as a representative composer of religious music in eighteenth-century France.

Blanchard was born at Pernes in the County of Avignon in 1696.His father was a physician.He was a choirboy at the Cathedral of Aix-en-Provence.

He died, aged 74, at Versailles.

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