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Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words. ---->>>

Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin. ---->>>

Rhythm and sounds are born with syllables. ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: September 25, 1683
Die: September 12, 1764
Occupation: Composer

Jean-Philippe Rameau (French: [ʒɑ̃filip ʁamo]; (1683-09-25)25 September 1683 – 12 September 1764(1764-09-12)) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin (wikipedia)