account
search
search
Jump to
Latest Headlines Wiki
share with facebook
share with twitter
share with google
1 of 3
Pittsburgh Penguins Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury 25th Birthday Win
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury clears the puck away from the goal in the third period of the Pens 8-3 win over the New York Rangers at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on November 28, 2009. The game fell on the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's 25th birthday. UPI/Archie Carpenter
| License Photo
Latest Headlines
First Prev Page 1 of 8 Last Next
Wiki

André Edouard Antoine Marie Fleury (July 25, 1903–August 6, 1995) was a French composer, pianist, organist, and pedagogue.

André Fleury was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. He received his musical training as a private student of Henri Letocart (a former student of César Franck), and, later, of André Marchal and Louis Vierne. At the Paris Conservatory, he studied organ with Eugène Gigout and received a first prize in organ performance and improvisation under Gigout’s successor, Marcel Dupré, in 1926. Fleury also studied composition with Paul Vidal.

In 1920, Fleury became Gigout’s assistant at St. Augustin in Paris, and, later, also assistant of Charles Tournemire at Ste. Clotilde. He became titular organist at St. Augustin in 1930. In 1941, he was appointed professor of organ at the École Normale de Musique in Paris.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andre Fleury."
x
Feedback