Bernard de Bury (1720–November 19, 1785) was a French musician of the early Classical era. Year 1720 ( MDCCXX) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1785 ( MDCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as 1750 to 1810 He was born and died in Versailles. Versailles (vɛʀsaj in French) formerly de facto capital of the kingdom of France, is now a wealthy suburb of Paris and is still an important
He was a member of a family of musicians, and was taught music as a young boy.
He wrote his first — and only — harpsichord book in 1737, at the age of seventeen, and dedicated it to his teacher, François Colin de Blamont, uncle of his future wife. A harpsichord is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. François Colin de Blamont ( 22 November 1690 - 14 February 1760) was a French composer of the Baroque era
In 1741, he bought the charge of Claveciniste de la Chambre from Marguerite-Antoinette Couperin, which she had inherited from his father François Couperin as a survivance. François Couperin (fʀɑ̃swa kuˈpʀɛ̃ (November 10 1668 &ndash September 11 1733 was a French Baroque composer organist and harpsichordist
In 1743 he began a rather successful career with Les Caractères de la Folie ("The characters of madness") which was performed at the Académie Royale de Musique, then several other works performed during the festivities given in Versailles, Sceaux, Fontainebleau, etc. Fontainebleau is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France.