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Antoine Forqueray (c. 1671–1745) was a French composer and virtuoso of the viola da gamba.

Forqueray, born in Paris, was the first in a line of composers who included his brother Michel Forqueray (1681-1757) and his sons Jean-Baptiste Forqueray (1699-1782) and Nicolas Gilles Forqueray (1703-1761). Forqueray was named musicien ordinaire of La Chambre du Roy of Louis XIV in 1689 and played at court. Until 1710, he was…

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  • No Idea, anyways nice music
  • Isn't this picture a portait of his son Jean-Baptise, not Antoine?

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