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E. Power Biggs
Birth: Mar. 29, 1906
Westcliff-on-Sea
Essex, England
Death: Mar. 10, 1977
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Musician. Born Edward George Power Biggs, he was a concert organist and most influential figures in American music during the middle decades of the twentieth century. His name became a household word during the 1940s and 1950s, with his Sunday morning radio broadcasts which brought fine organ music of all periods to listeners throughout the United States. As a renowned recitalist and recording artist, he played everything from Buxtehude, Bach, and Handel to Hindemith, Scott Joplin, and Ives. He encouraged with composers to write new works for the organ to be performed on radio, at recitals, churches and concert halls. He also taught at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For his contribution to the recording industry, he was a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 15, 1999
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Mar. 10, 2014
San Francisco American Guild of Organists Centennial Prayer:O, God, in whom angels and saints delight and to whom we join them in singing to you an endless hymn of praise, we gather to celebrate and thank you for your many blessings. Source of all that is...(Read more)
- Allegro con Brio
 Added: Nov. 26, 2013
With enduring respect and admiration
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 16, 2013
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