Jean Philippe Rameau

Jean Philippe Rameau

Born: September 25, 1683

Died: September 12, 1764

Nationality: French

Occupation: Composer

Biography: Jean-Philippe Rameau was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin.