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Lefébure-Wély, Louis (James Alfred )locked

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(b Paris, Nov 13, 1817; d Paris, Dec 31, 1869). French organist and composer. At the age of 15 he succeeded his father as organist at St Roch. In 1835 he won a premier prix for organ at the Paris Conservatoire, where he studied with Benoist. His exceptional pedal technique led Franck to dedicate his ...

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Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart