Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Ballet Suite, Roland: Suite, Le triomphe de l-amour: Ballet Suite
- At the beginning of Lully`s career, he performed as a violinist in King Louis XIV`s court band.
- Lully had a foul temper. People who knew him said he spoke with “strength of character!”
- Lully invented the genre Comédie-Ballet with French playwright Molière.
Get to know Lully in this video by Columbus Symphony Associate Concertmaster Leonid Polonsky!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Britten’s Music
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