Jean-Pierre Leguay

Jean-Pierre LeguayJean-Pierre Leguay is a French organist, composer and improviser. He studied organ with André Marchal, Gaston Litaize, Rolande Falcinelli, as well as counterpoint with Simone Plé-Caussade, and composition with Olivier Messiaen. He served as titular organist at Notre-Dame-des-Champs in Paris from 1961 to 1984. In 1985, Jean-Pierre Leguay was awarded the post of one of four titulaires des grands orgue of Notre-Dame, Paris alongside Yves Devernay, Olivier Latry and Philippe Lefèbvre, following the death of Pierre Cochereau.
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Recordings:

Jean-Pierre Leguay: Improvisations

Video:
Jean-Pierre Leguay – Prélude de la messe grégorienne – Notre Dame, Paris

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