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René Ouvrard

René Ouvrard (1624–1694) was a French priest, writer and composer.

Ouvrard was born in Chinon. He received orders and became kapellmeister of the cathedral of Bordeaux, Narbonne and the Sainte-Chapelle of Paris, then he was a canon in Tours. He became a priest in 1682.[1] He died in Tours.

Main works

  • Secret pour composer en musique par un art nouveau, 1660
  • L'Art et la Science des nombres en latin et en français, 1677
  • Défense de l'ancienne tradition des Églises de France, 1678
  • Histoire de la musique chez les Hébreux, les Grecs et les Romains


  1. ^ "Ouvrard René, 1624–1694" (in Français). Musicologie. Retrieved 1 July 2009. 

External links

  • (French) Mots d'auteursRené Ouvrard, on

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