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Jean-Baptiste (Baptistin) Stuck

Despite his Franco-German-sounding name, Jean-Baptiste Stuck was Austrian-Italian, analyzed primarily in Italy, and produced his fortune composing for the Parisian theater in the 1710s. In his “Confessions,” Jean-Jacques Rousseau described him as “Batastin,” the diminutive of “Baptiste.” Stuck was utilized by multiple courts inside the French nobility, like the courtroom …

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