Gérard Lesne (born July 15, 1956) is a French countertenor. He also the founder and artistic director of the baroque music ensemble, Il Seminario Musicale.
Gérard Lesne was born in Montmorency, France. His initial vocation was rock singer, but in 1979 the tenor Zeger Vandersteene introduced him to René Clemencic, a pioneer of work in the medieval repertoire, and at age 23, Lesne began touring with the Clemencic Consort.
Lesne has made more than 70 recordings and has appeared as… read more