Loading player…

Jean-Baptiste Lully, originally Giovanni Battista Lulli (November 28, 1632 – March 22, 1687), was an Italian-born French composer, who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He took French citizenship in 1661.

Born in Florence, Italy, either the son of a miller or, as Lully claimed, a nobleman, Lully had little early education, musical or otherwise but he did have a natural talent to play the guitar and violin and to dance.

In 1646… read more

Top Tracks

Top Albums

Similar Artists


Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

  • Obsessed with his motets [2]
  • Obsessed with his motets
  • That's one heck of a way to kill yourself.
  • Amazing, the music is immortal...but he died after stabbing himself in the foot, which isn't too clever.
  • It's Cérémonie, not Verenomie, damnit ! xD (2)
  • great music
  • yes, if it did say "silimilar", that would be absurd.
  • majestuoso
  • Jean-Baptiste Lully: Thematic Catalogue on Spotify www.spotifyclassical.com/2011/11/jean-baptiste-lully-thematic-catalogue.html
  • just this one piece makes him immortal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rxjrumkEvo

API Calls