Jean-Claude Malgoire

French musician (1940-2018)

Jean-Claude Malgoire (25 November 1940 – 14 April 2018) was a French conductor. He was born in Avignon, France. His early musical career was as an oboist.[1]

Malgoire in 2015

In 1966, he founded La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy. In 2002, he won the Handel Music Prize.

Malgoire died on 14 April 2018 in Paris of stomach cancer at the age of 77.[2]


  1. "Artists - Malgoire, Jean-Claude". Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2009-04-09.
  2. Jean-Claude Malgoire, roy de la musique, est mort (in French)