Claude Balbastre (December 8, 1724 – May 9, 1799) was a French composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was one of the most famous musicians of his time.
Claude Balbastre was born in Dijon in 1724. Although his exact birthdate was disputed, discovery of his baptismal record has now made that date, December 8, certain. Balbastre's father, a church organist in Dijon, had 18 children from two marriages; Claude was the 16th. Three of his brothers were also named Claude. He received… read more
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