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Helmut Walcha (October 27, 1907 in Leipzig, Germany – August 11, 1991 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) was a German organist. He specialized in the organ works of the Dutch and German baroque organ masters, and is best known for his recordings of the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach.

He recorded Bach's complete works twice, once in mono, and again in stereo from 1956-71. This latter stereo cycle (released 10/09/2001), remastered with more bass definition, brilliant highs… read more

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  • Best Bach interpret
  • A very great performer. Unfortunately, he does not get much credit tagwise for his Bach organ works. Sorry Helmut.
  • Venerable! i love that word, letherel. Thanks for teaching me.
  • Venerable German organist Helmut Walcha was commented by a fool. Wow. I thought a commentator can sunk that low only by spitting a barrage of nugatory remarks. Evidently though, a few quasi-sentences are more then enough.
  • himmlisch~
  • Bach played by a blind. Wow. I think you can only play this right with your eyes closed.
  • Indeed.
  • Awesome.

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