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Biography of Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937): biography, sheet music, recordings, weblinks and literature

Biography of Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

21.02.1844
Born in Lyon
Studies with Lemmens and Fetis in Brussels and with Rossini in Paris
1870
Organist at St. Sulpice in Paris with support of Gounod und Saint-Saens (for 64 years)
1891
Lectorship for organ at the Paris conservatory following his teacher Cesar Franck
1905
Lectorship for composition at Paris conservatory. Among his students were Milhaud, Honegger und Varese
1912
Publishs a complete edition of Bachs organ works together with Albert Schweitzer
12.03.1937
Dies in Paris
Guest conductor at the Concerts Colonne and start of a friendship with Barrere

CDs with/from Charles-Marie Widor

Michel Debost, Christian Ivaldi
Flute Panorama CD 1 (1993)
2 - Paris-Leipzig 1900
    Charles-Marie Widor: Suite op. 34:
  1. Moderato (04:02:00)
  2. Scherzo (02:38:00)
  3. Romance (04:28:00)
  4. Final (05:30:00)
  5. Carl Reinecke: Sonate "Undine" opus 167:
  6. Allegro (06:40:00)
  7. Intermezzo Allegretto vivace (03:45:00)
  8. Andante tranquillo (03:26:00)
  9. Finale (05:35:00)
  10. Modere (04:35:00)
  11. Lent (03:54:00)
  12. Allegro moderato (06:17:00)
  13. Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Sonata Appassionata (04:21:00)
  14. Gabriel Faure: Morceau de Concours - Adagio non troppo (02:45:00)

Literature von/über Charles-Marie Widor

Last edit 22.03.2014