Ave Maria

Composer: Eugčne Gigout (1844-1925), s.a.


This music is assumed to be public domain in the USA. BEWARE: the modern-day recordings of that music are not!



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Recording:  not available  
MIDI / Lyrics:  not available  
Score:  not available  (Publ. Durand)  

A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
Gigout Eugene organ virtuoso and sacred comp b Nancy France Mar 23 1844
Began mus studies in the mattrise of Nancy cath at 13 he entered the Niedermeyer School at Paris in which he subsequently taught for over 20 years Also for a time pupil of Saint Saens Since 1863 G has been organist at the ch of St Augustin he has won fame as a concert organist in France England Germanv Switzerland Spain and Italy In 1S85 he founded at Paris an organ school subsidized by the government from which many excellent pupils have


graduated As a comp he is a devotee of the severe style has publ numerous large organ pieces more than 300 Gregorian and plain song compositions an Album Gregorien in 2 vol s a vol of Pieces breves and vocal morceaux Is an esteemed mus writer and critic Commander of the order of Isabella la Catolica officer of public instruction since 1835 and Chev of the Legion of Honor since 1895

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