François-Henri Houbart

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François-Henri Houbart playing the organ of the Église de la Madeleine

François-Henri Houbart (Orléans, 26 December 1952)[1] is a French organist.[2]

He received his musical education from Michel Chapuis, Suzanne Chaisemartin, Pierre Lantier and Pierre Cochereau. He is currently titulaire at the Église de la Madeleine, Paris[3] since 1979 and teaches the organ at the Orléans Academy of Music. An Officier of l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Houbart is also a recipient of the Médaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Année France-Russie: l'organiste François-Henri Houbard bientôt à Moscou". RIA Novosti. 21 October 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Concert: Philarmonique de la Loire". The New York Times. 4 November 1982. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Un premier festival d'orgue éclatant à Coye-la-Forêt". Le Parisien (in French). 13 October 2007. Retrieved 6 May 2011.