Summary

'''Jean-Marie Leclair l'aîné''', also known as Jean-Marie Leclair the Elder, (10 May 1697 - 22 October 1764) was a Baroque violinist and composer. He is considered to have founded the French violin school. His brothers Jean-Marie Leclair the younger (1703-77), Pierre Leclair (1709-84) and Jean-Benoît Leclair (1714-after 1759) were also musicians.