Jean-Baptiste Lully


Died aged c. 55

Jean-Baptiste Lully (French: [ʒɑ̃ ba.tist]; born Giovanni Battista Lulli [dʒoˈvanni batˈtista ˈlulli]; 28 November 1632 – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered a master of the French baroque style. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French subject in 1661.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Monceau on Flickr
Monceau on Flickr

Jean-Baptiste Lully, 1632-1687, Surintendant de la Musique du Roi Louis XIV, a vécu de 1671 à 1683 dans cette maison construite par l'architecte Daniel Gittard.

English translation: Jean-Baptiste Lully, 1632-1687, Superintendent of Music of King Louis XIV, lived from 1671 to 1683 in this house built by architect Daniel Gitlate. [AWS Translate]

45 rue des Petits Champs, Paris, France where they lived (1671-1683)

À l'emplacement de cette maison, Jean-Baptiste Lully, surintendant de la musique du Roi Louis XIV, né le 29 novembre 1632, vécut de 1684 jusqu'à sa mort le 22 mars 1687.

English translation: At the site of this house, Jean-Baptiste Lully, superintendent of music of King Louis XIV, born 29 Nov. 1632, lived from 1684 until his death 22 March 1687. [AWS Translate]

28 rue Boissy-d'Anglas, Paris, France where they lived (1684-1687)