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André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (1741-1813)

Knight of the Légion d'Honneur

Arms of André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (1741-1813)

Born on February 8, 1741 in Liège.

French musician.

Main works: "Le Huron", "Zémir et Azor", "Richard coeur de Lion", "La Double Epreuve ou Colinette", "La Caravane du Caire"...

He died on September 24, 1813 in Montmorency, near Paris, and was buried in the Père Lachaise Cemetery (11th division) .

Main portrait

André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry, by Robert Jacques François Faust Lefèvre (Bayeux 1755 - Paris 1830).
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