Charles-Marie Widor

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... read moreFrench organist and composer Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937) studied in Belgium with a teacher only twice removed from Johann Sebastian Bach. In 1870, Widor accepted the post of organist at St. Sulpice in Paris, remaining there for the next 63 years. From 1890, Widor was on the staff of the Paris...

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Charles-Marie Widor
Symphony No. 8, Op. 42: Finale - Tempo Giusto
5:09
Charles-Marie Widor
Toccata
4:33
Charles-Marie Widor
Symphony No. 5, Op. 42: Toccata - Allegro
5:34
Charles-Marie Widor
Charles-Marie Widor: Andante Sostenuto From Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70: Andante Sostenuto
5:15
Charles-Marie Widor
Suite Latine, Op. 86: Ii. Beatus Vir
5:06

Biography

Active: 1890s-1930s
Country Of origin: France

A French organist, composer, and creator of the organ-symphony form, for which he is mainly known, though he composed for other instruments as well. ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi

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