Charles Racquet (* um 1598 in Paris; † 1. Januar 1664 ebenda) war ein französischer Organist und Komponist.

Er erhielt seine Ausbildung bei seinem Vater Balthasar (um 1575 bis 1630). Er wirkte zeit seines Lebens in seiner Heimatstadt und hatte dort von 1618-1656 die Organistenstelle an Notre Dame de Paris inne.

Er war ein ausgezeichneter Organist und Komponist und schuf wahrscheinlich eine große Zahl an Werken für sein Instrument, von denen aber nur zwölf Psalmenverse und ein Fantasie erhalten sind.

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