Jean-Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully by [[Paul Mignard Jean-Baptiste Lully (, ; ; born Giovanni Battista Lulli, ; – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered a master of the French Baroque style. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French subject in 1661. Provided by Wikipedia