List of organists


List of organists

The following is a list of famous and notable organists from the past and present.

See also

= Active concert and church organists =

Austria

* Brett Leighton (born 1955)

Bulgaria

* Neva Krysteva
* Alexandra Fol

Belgium

* André Brasseur (born c. 1945)

Canada

* H. Hugh Bancroft - (awarded Lambeth degree)
* Denis Bédard
* Raymond Daveluy
* Bernard Lagacé
* Alexandra Fol
* Rachel Laurin
* Hélène Panneton
* William Porter
* Antoine Reboulot

Croatia

* Ivan Božičević

Czech republic (Bohemia)

*Kamila Klugarová (born 1948)

France

* Marie-Claire Alain (born 1926)
* Yves Cuenot
* Georges Devallée (born 1937)
* Emmanuel Le Divellec (born 1966)
* Jean Galard
* Jean Guillou (born 1930)
* Naji Hakim (born 1955)
* François-Henri Houbart (born 1952)
* André Isoir (born 1935)
* Susan Landale
* Olivier Latry (born 1962)
* Eric Lebrun (born 1967)
* Philippe Lefèbvre (born 1949)
* Charles Letestu
* Gabriel Marghieri (born 1964)
* Bruno Mathieu (born 1958)
* Thierry Mechler
* Frank Mento (born 1950)
* Maurice Moerlin
* Odile Pierre (born 1932)
* Pierre Pincemaille (born 1956)
* Louis Robilliard (born 1939)
* Robert Rogier (born 1946)
* Daniel Roth (born 1942)
* René Saorgin (born 1928)
* Marc Schäfer
* Claude Schnitzler
* Domenico Severin (born 1967)
* Raphaël Tambyeff (born 1936)
* Louis Thiry
* Olivier Vernet (born 1964)
* Pierre Vidal (born 1947)
* Carine Clément

Germany

* Winfried Bönig (born 1959)
* Stefan Engels
* Clemens Ganz
* Zsolt Gárdonyi (born 1946)
* Johannes Geffert
* Gerhard Gnann (born 1962)
* Christoph Grohmann (born 1955)
* Willibald Guggenmos
* Bernhard Haas (born 1964)
* Felix Hell (born 1985)
* Hans Uwe Hielscher
* Christoph Bossert (born 1957)
* Kay Johannsen
* Ernst-Ulrich von Kameke (born 1926)
* Hans-Dieter Karras (born 1959)
* Günther Kaunzinger (born 1938)
* Silvius von Kessel (born 1965)
* Otto Maria Krämer
* Edgar Krapp (born 1947)
* Karl-Bernhardin Kropf
* Eberhard Lauer
* Torsten Laux (born 1965)
* Jon Laukvik
* Franz Lehrndorfer
* Ludger Lohmann (born 1954)
* Martin Lücker (born 1953)
* Viktor Lukas
* Ludger Mai
* Hans-Dieter Möller (born 1939)
* Hans Musch (born 1935)
* Almut Rößler (born 1932)
* Gunther Rost (born 1974)
* Andreas Rothkopf (born 1955)
* Wolfgang Rübsam (born 1946)
* Wolfgang Seifen (born 1956)
* Ernst-Erich Stender (born 1944)
* Josef Still (born 1959)
* Wolfgang Stockmeier (born 1931)
* Zsigmond Szathmáry (born 1939)
* Johannes Unger
* Harald Vogel
* Ansgar Wallenhorst
* Gerhard Weinberger
* Martin Welzel (born 1972)
* Heinz Wunderlich (born 1919)
* Gerd Zacher (born 1929)
* Wolfgang Zerer (born 1961)

Hungary

* János Sebestyén (born 1931)

Italy

* Marco Enrico Bossi (1861–1925)
* Leonardo Ciampa (born 1971)
* Franz Comploi (born 1954)
* Graziella Concas (born 1970)
* Ettore Maria Del Romano (born 1960)
* Maria Grazia Filippi Facchini
* Carlo Giorgio Garofalo (1886–1962)
* Fernando Germani (1906–1998)
* Lorenzo Ghielmi (born 1953)
* Gianluca Libertucci (born 1970)
* Calistri Luigi (1921–1991)
* Maurizio Machella (born 1960)
* Wladimir Matesic (born 1968)
* Giancarlo Parodi (born 1938)
* Wijnand van de Pol (born 1938)
* Arturo Sacchetti (born 1941)
* Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini (born 1929)

Ireland

* Gerard Gillen

Latvia

* Iveta Apkalna (born 1976)
* Jevgenija Lisicina (born 1942)

Monaco (Principality)

* Marc Giacone (born 1954)

Netherlands

* Bob van Asperen (born 1947)
* Klaas Bolt (1927–1990)
* Jan Hage
* Jan Jongepier
* Piet Kee (born 1927)
* Ton Koopman (born 1944)
* Ewald Kooiman (born 1938)
* Gustav Leonhardt (born 1928)
* Klaas Jan Mulder
* Ben van Oosten (born 1955)

Norway

* Kåre Nordstoga

Poland

* Krzysztof Czerwinski
* Joachim Grubich (born 1935)
* Jan Jargon
* Jozef Serafin
* Rostislaw Wygranienko (born 1978)
* Krzysztof Lukas (born 1974)

Singapore

* Evelyn Lim

South Africa

* Barry Smith

Sweden

* Hans Davidsson
* Hans-Ola Ericsson (born 1958)

Switzerland

* Guy Bovet (born 1942)
* Daniel Chorzempa (born 1944)
* Lionel Rogg (born 1936)

United Kingdom

* Jennifer Bate
* Kerry Beaumont
* David Briggs
* Kevin Bowyer
* Martin Baker, Westminster Cathedral
* Andrew Cantrill
* Clive Driskill-Smith
* Stephen Farr
* Roger Fisher Chester Cathedral (c. 1970)
* Alfred Robert Gaul (1837–1913)
* David Goode
* Sir William Henry Harris (1883–1973)
* Christopher Herrick
* John Hosking
* Peter Hurford
* Nicolas Kynaston (born 1941)
* Wayne Marshall
* Martin Neary
* James O'Donnell
* Jane Parker-Smith
* Martin Peerson (c. 1572 – c. 1650)
* Margaret Philips
* Simon Preston
* David Price, Portsmouth Cathedral
* Tim Rishton
* Philip Rushforth, Chester Cathedral
* David Sanger
* John Scott
* John Scott Whiteley
* Ian Tracey, Liverpool Cathedral
* Thomas Trotter
* Mark Wardell (born 1968)
* Gillian Weir

United States

* Joe Arndt
* George C. Baker (born 1951)
* James Biery
* Diane Bish
* David Boe
* Richard Bunbury
* Cameron Carpenter
* Chelsea Chen
* James David Christie
* Ken Cowan
* Craig Cramer
* Carlo Curley
* Robert Cundick
* Chris Foreman
* D. Michael Fuller (born 1985)
* Matthew Gerhardt
* Robert Grogan
* Gerre Hancock
* Judith Hancock
* Barbara Harbach
* David Higgs
* Peggy Haas Howell
* Paul Jacobs
* Dennis James
* Martin Jean
* Joyce Jones
* Marilyn Keiser
* Anton Szandor LaVey
* Eddie Layton
* John Longhurst
* Joan Lippincott
* Haig Mardirosian
* Douglas Major
* Alan Morrison
* T. Earline Moulder
* Thomas Murray
* Matthew Noonan
* Karel Paukert
* Wolfgang Rübsam (born 1946)
* John Scott (born 1956)
* John Serry, Sr. (1915–2003)
* Geoffrey Simon
* Frederick Swann
* Carole Terry (born 1948)
* Kent Tritle
* Guy Whatley (born 1975)
* Todd Wilson
* Berj Zamkochian

= Past famous organists =

Austria

* Susi Jeans

Czech republic (Bohemia)

* František Xaver Brixi (1732 - 1771)
* Bohuslav Matej Cernohorsky (1684 - 1742)
* Josef Seger (1716 - 1782)
* Petr Eben (1929 - 2007)

France

* Pierre Cochereau (1924–1984)
* Jeanne Demessieux (1921–1968)
* Marcel Dupré (1886–1971)
* Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986)
* Rolande Falcinelli (1920–2006)
* André Fleury (1903–1995)
* César Franck (1822–1890), from Belgium
* Alexandre Guilmant (1837–1911)
* Jean Langlais (1907–1991)
* Gaston Litaize (1909–1991)
* Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992)
* Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)
* Charles Tournemire (1870–1939)
* Louis Vierne (1870–1937)
* Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937)

Germany

* Gottfried August Homilius (1714–1785)
* Theodor Pröpper (died 1979)
* Karl Straube (1873–1956)
* Karl Richter (1926–1981)
* Käte van Tricht (1909–1996)
* Helmut Walcha (1907–1991)

Spain

* Joan Aulí

United Kingdom

* Edward Bairstow
* E. Power Biggs (1906–1977), born and trained in UK, immigrated to US in 1930
* Ralph Downes
* Basil Harwood (1859–1949)
* James Kendrick Pyne (1852-1938)
* Sir George Thalben-Ball (1896 - 1987)
* Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)
* Samuel Wesley (1766-1837)

United States

* E. Power Biggs (1906–1977), born in Britain, immigrated to US in 1930
* Virgil Fox (1912–1980)
* John Longhurst
* Michael Murray
* T. Tertius Noble
* Richard Purvis
* Alexander Schreiner
* Ted Alan Worth (d. 1998)

See also

* List of organ composers
* Organist
* Organ repertoire
* Organ recital
* Pipe organ


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