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Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Grand Est, France (1844 – 1925)
Eugène Gigout (23 March 1844 Nancy – 9 December 1925 Paris) was a French organist and a composer of European late-romantic music for organ.
He was a pupil of Camille Saint-Saëns and was the organist of Saint-Augustin Church in Paris for 62 years.
Gigout became widely known as a teacher and his output as a composer was considerable. He was an expert improviser, and founded his own music school. (His nephew-by-marriage, Leon Boellmann, was also a fine organist and composer for… read more
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