Olivier Baumont

Olivier Baumont

Top Songs

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Ground in D minor ZD222
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Hornpipe in E minor ZT685
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A New Scotch Tune in G major Z655
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Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in D Minor, HWV 437 (from "Suites de Pièces pour le Clavecin II", 1733): IV. Saraband - Variations I, II
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A New Irish Tune in G major Z646

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Biography

French harpsichordist Olivier Baumont has distinguished himself as a performer and scholar, specializing in French Baroque repertoire. He took up the harpsichord without learning piano first, sharing his family's love for French history of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He studied with Kenneth Gilbert and Huguette Dreyfus and worked with Gustav Leonhardt in his master classes in Cologne. He was awarded first prize in harpsichord (1981) and in chamber music (1982) at t... Read more

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