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Dethier, Gaston M. (1875 - 1958), organist, composer

Vernon Gotwals and Judi Caldwell

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Liège, Belgium, 19 April 1875; d New York, 26 May 1958). American organist and composer, born in Belgium. As a child he studied at the Liège Conservatory, where his father was a teacher of composition. When he was 11, he became organist in the Church of St Jacques. On Alexandre Guilmant’s recommendation he went to New York at the age of 19 to be organist of St

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