Hainaut, Wallonie, Belgium (1734 – 1829)
François-Joseph Gossec (January 17, 1734 — February 16, 1829) was a Belgian composer of operas, string quartets, symphonies, and choral works who worked in France.
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The son of a small farmer, Gossec was born at the village of Vergnies, in Belgian Hainaut. Showing an early taste for music, he became a choir-boy in Antwerp. He went to Paris in 1751 and was taken on by the great composer, Jean-Philippe Rameau. He became the conductor… read more
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