Jean Langlais

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Born: 1907-1991
Nationality: French
Education/Training:
Studied organ at the Institut National des Jeunes Aveugles (National Institute for Blind Children) in Paris and the Paris Conservatoire
Best Known For:
Being an internationally in demand concert organist; His man compositions of organ and sacred choral music
Notable Compositions:
Messe solennelle; Missa Salve Regina; Missa in simplicitate; Hymne d'actions de grâces; Suite médiévale
Assignments:
Taught at the National Institute for Blind Children and the Schola Cantorum; Served as the organiste titulaire at the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde in Paris from 1945-1988
Curious Facts:
Became blind at age two due to glaucoma
Notable Recordings:
Life and Music of Jean Langlais
REPERTOIRE : Messe Solennelle
CONCERTDATES
Mystics at the Cathedral 11/10/2002
REPERTOIRE : Solemn Psalm No. 1
CONCERTDATES
Roger Wagner at 70 01/21/1984
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