Maurice Le Boucher

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Maurice Georges Eugène Le Boucher (25 May 1882 – 9 September 1964), was a French organist, composer, and pedagogue.

Le Boucher was born in Isigny-sur-Mer. In 1904, he entered the Paris Conservatory, where he was a student of Gabriel Fauré. In 1907, Le Boucher won the prestigious Grand Prix de Rome. Later, he became professor at the École Niedermeyer and organist at St. Germain-l'Auxerrois in Paris. He wrote an Organ Symphony in E major, which was published in 1917 by Leduc, Paris. He wrote a drama on Oscar Wilde "la duchesse de padoue" which was published by Salabert in 1931. In 1920, he was appointed as director of the Montpellier Conservatory, a post he held for 22 years. His students included André David.

Le Boucher died in 1964 in Paris.

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