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Marc-Antoine Charpentier entered law school in October 1662, plus some information on the pre-law education of a young man in the 1650s and 1660s
... To which can be added the article about copies of Charpentier’s Motets meslez published by Edouard and Jean-François Mathas, Marie-Anne’s husband
Also, it is interesting to compare the Charpentiers’ links to the Guises and the House of Orléans, and my findings on the backgrounds of the members of Mlle de Guise’s musical ensemble
Marc-Antoine Charpentier as a faithful servant and eloquent musical voice of the Guises (which leads to some more over-arching questions: What position did a composer occupy in a princely household? And what role did he play in the prince's striving for glory?
April 24, 1691: Marc-Antoine Charpentier, "me de musique du Colege de Louis le Grand," signs a notarial act involving the organ at the Jesuit school (formerly a "factlet dated February 1, 2008, but now a page in its own right.
The death inventory of François Chapperon, Charpentier’s predecessor at the Sainte-Chapelle, gives us much information about what Charpentier’s final years must have been like , which is accompanied by a Musing about the position of music master of the Sainte-Chapelle