Jean-Marie Leclair the younger

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Jean-Marie Leclair le cadet, also known as Jean-Marie Leclair, the Younger (1703 – 30 November 1777)[1] was a French composer, and younger brother of the better-known Jean-Marie Leclair l'aîné ("the elder"). A third brother was named Pierre.[2]

His musical output includes several works for two violins. In 1733, he produced Le Rhône et la Saône, a vocal piece. Publications include his Opus 1 (1739) and Opus 2 (1750).


  1. ^ Randel Don (1996). The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music. Harvard University Press. p. 490. ISBN 978-0-674-37299-3.
  2. ^ Journal of the Viola Da Gamba Society of America. The Society. 1998.