Bertin Quentin [Cantin] [l'aîné] (?-1767)
French violinist and composer. He is first heard of in 1706 when he joined the orchestra of the Paris Opéra as a violinist. 1720 Quentin was appointed as cellist to the 24 Violons du Roy, from which he retired in 1749. In 1730 he published in Paris one set of works, ten sonatas for violin or flute and continuo.
Source: Laurel Fay: Bertin Quentin quoted from Music Online accessed 02 February 2010
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