Louis Thiry

Organist, Musical Artist

1935 –

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Who is Louis Thiry?

Louis Thiry, is a French organist, composer and pedagogue.

Thiry studied at the Nancy Conservatoire, where he received a first prize in organ at the Nancy Conservatory in 1952, followed by studies with André Marchal at Institut National des Jeunes Aveugles in Paris. In 1958, Thiry graduated with a first prize in organ performance at the Paris Conservatoire.

French composer Olivier Messiaen wrote about him : «Louis Thiry is an extraordinary organist. An accomplished virtuose, an-allround musician, with unequalled memory and skill : he may be classed among the heroes of music. All those who have heard and all those who will hear Louis Thiry can but admire him.»

He has taken part in many festivals all over the world, including Lille Besançon, Festival estival de Paris, Haarlem, the Messiaen Festival in Moscow, Venice, Palermo, Madrid, Vienna, Geneva, Düsseldorf, Koln, Karlsruhe, Luxembourg, Brussels, Antwerp, London, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Salzbourg, Oslo, Cambridge, Noumea, Taipeh.

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Born
1935
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Conservatoire de Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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