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Jean Langlais

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Jean Langlais

Jean Langlais has been played on NTS in shows including Kit Records, featured first on 14 March 2021. Songs played include Six Romanian Folk Dances, Sz56.

Jean Langlais (15 February 1907 – 8 May 1991) was a blind French composer of modern classical music, organist, and improviser.

He was born in La Fontenelle (Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany), a small village near Mont St Michel, France. Langlais became blind when he was only two years old, and was sent to study at the National Institute for the Young Blind in Paris, where he began to study the organ. From there, he progressed to the Paris Conservatoire, obtaining prizes in…

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Six Romanian Folk Dances, Sz56
Bach, Reger, Bartók, Eftestøl, Patrick Gowers, Langlais, Noel Rawsthorne, Widor, William Wolstenholme, Christopher Herrick
Hyperion2001
Six Romanian Folk Dances, Sz56
Bach, Reger, Bartók, Eftestøl, Patrick Gowers, Langlais, Noel Rawsthorne, Widor, William Wolstenholme, Christopher HerrickHyperion2001
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