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Jean Bessart (??-1720) worked on the organ of St Laurent and was associated later with Julien Tribuot. His son Louis Bessart (??- 1764) was a former worker of François Thierry and worked at the organ of St Gervais. Julien Tribuot (1663-1722) learned his skills with Alexander Thierry and was associated with Robert Clicquot. They built the organ at the chapel of the castle of Versailles. His son Marcellin continued the workshop until his death in 1757. Both were working primarily outside Paris, but they did some maintenance works on organs in Paris. Nicolas Collard (xxxx-1761) and Claude Ferrand (??-1763) were Parisian organ builders in the 18th century, as was Francois- Henri Lesclop (??-1753), son of Henri Lesclop, who was for a time associated with Robert Clicquot and Adrien Picard L'Épine (1735- 1780). The latter was the second son of François Picard de Lespine (1681-1761) and the uncle of the famous builder Jean-François Picard L'Épine (1732-1817). He learned his skills in Holland. He came to Paris in 1758, where he married Marie-Catherine Clicquot, sister of François-Henri Clicquot. In Paris, he worked on the organs of the chapelle St Louis de l'École Militaire (1772) and St. Médard (1778). Photo: St Séverin
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Organs of Paris

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The organ builders in the 18th century

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Other organ builders in the 18th century

Jean Bessart (??-1720) worked on the organ of St Laurent and was associated later with Julien Tribuot. His son Louis Bessart (??-1764) was a former worker of François Thierry and worked at the organ of St Gervais. Julien Tribuot (1663-1722) learned his skills with Alexander Thierry and was associated with Robert Clicquot. They built the organ at the chapel of the castle of Versailles. His son Marcellin continued the workshop until his death in 1757. Both were working primarily outside Paris, but they did some maintenance works on organs in Paris. Nicolas Collard (xxxx-1761) and Claude Ferrand (??- 1763) were Parisian organ builders in the 18th century, as was Francois-Henri Lesclop (??-1753), son of Henri Lesclop, who was for a time associated with Robert Clicquot and Adrien Picard L'Épine (1735-1780). The latter was the second son of François Picard de Lespine (1681-1761) and the uncle of the famous builder Jean-François Picard L'Épine (1732-1817). He learned his skills in Holland. He came to Paris in 1758, where he married Marie-Catherine Clicquot, sister of François-Henri Clicquot. In Paris, he worked on the organs of the chapelle St Louis de l'École Militaire (1772) and St. Médard (1778). Photo: St Séverin
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