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Bernard Jumentier
(1749-1829)
[E6L]

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French composer[E6L]
Son of a winegrower.[E6L]
Studied at the choir school at Chartres, 1756-67.[E6L]
Maître de musique at Senlis Cathedral, 1767-68, and at Saint Quentin, 1776-93.[E6L]
His sacred compositions were performed around France in the 1780s.[E6L]
Left the church of Saint Quentin in 1793 after it was confiscated by the Revolutionaries, and he taught music privately.[E6L]
Returned to his post at Saint Quentin after its reopening, 1802.[E6L]
Married to Marie-Anna Maillard. They had no children.[E6L]
Retired, 1825.[E6L]

Place of birth: Chavannes, near Chatres[E6L]
Place of death: Saint Quentin, Aisne[E6L]

 

 

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