Indy, (Paul Marie Théodore) Vincent d’
- Robert Orledge
- and Andrew Thomson
(b Paris, 27 Mar 1851; d Paris, 2 Dec 1931). French composer, teacher, conductor and editor of early music. His famed veneration for Beethoven and Franck has unfortunately obscured the individual character of his own compositions, particularly his fine orchestral pieces descriptive of southern France. As a teacher his influence was enormous and wideranging, with benefits for French music far outweighing the charges of dogmatism and political intolerance....