JOSEPH HECTOR FIOCCO (1703 - 1741)
Joseph Hector Fiocco was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1703. He was one of sixteen children born to Pietro Antonio Fiocco, an Italian composer. In addition to his career as a composer, he was also an accomplished violinist, as well as a professor of Greek and Latin. Greatly influenced by Couperin, among his best known works are Lamentations Du Jeudi Saint, Missa Solemnis and Pieces Clavecin.