Louis Vierne

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Louis Vierne


Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870, Poitiers, France – 2 June 1937, Paris, France) was a French organist and composer.

As the organist of Notre-Dame de Paris from 1900 until his death, he focused on composing organ music, including six organ symphonies and a messe solennelle for choir and two organs.

He toured Europe and the United States as a concert organist. His students included Nadia Boulanger and Maurice Duruflé.

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