Jehan Ariste Alain (February 3, 1911 – June 20, 1940) was a French organist and composer.
Alain was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye in the western suburbs of Paris. His father, Albert Alain (1880-1971) was an enthusiastic organist, composer and organ-builder who had studied with Alexandre Guilmant and Louis Vierne. Jehan received his initial training in the piano from Augustin Pierson, the organist of Saint-Louis at Versailles, and in the organ from his…
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