Josse-François-Joseph Benaut

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Josse-François-Joseph Benaut (born September 30, 1741 in Gullegem , Belgium , † July 13, 1794 in Paris ) was a Belgian organist , harpsichordist and composer .

life and work

When he married in 1771, Benaut was Maître de Clavecin at the Royal Abbey of Montmartre . In 1776 he began publishing his works by subscription.

Nine books with organ works by Benaut have come down to us, including:

  • Masses, hymns, Magnificat, verses, Noëls
  • 9 variations on O Filii
  • Carillon des morts


  • F. Sabatier: Benaut In: Gilles Cantagrel (Ed.): Guide de la musique d'orgue , Éditions Fayard 1991, ISBN 2-213-02772-2

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