Antoine Dauvergne Antoine Dauvergne
Antoine Dauvergne (October 3, 1713 in Moulins, Allier – February 11, 1797 in Lyon) was a French composer and violinist. Dauvergne served as master of the Chambre du roi, director of the Concert Spirituel from 1762 to 1771, and director of the Opéra three times between 1769 and 1790. Dauvergne contributed both as a performer and composer to the classical music at the court at Versailles. He is most famous as the composer of Les troqueurs, a work which had a major influence on the development of French opéra comique.

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