Carl Weinrich

Carl Weinrich ( born July 2, 1904 in Paterson (New Jersey ), † 13 May 1991, Princeton ( New Jersey)) was an American organist and music teacher.

Weinrich studied at New York University and took a course in the summer of 1926 with Marcel Dupré in Paris. From 1927 to 1930 he continued his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia continued, took private organ lessons in Lynnwood Farnam and piano lessons with Abram Chasins.

He was assistant and successor to 1930 Farnam organist at the Holy Communion Church in New York. Here he led the beginning of 1932 all six organ symphonies Louis Vierne. From 1934 to 1940 he taught organ at Westminster College in Princerton, 1936-1946 at Wellesley College, and from 1942 to 1952 at Columbia University. From 1943 to 1973 he was Director of Music at the Chapel of Princeton.

Weinrich was an expert for the interpretation of the organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach, which he played on numerous concert tours. In addition, he also played the works of contemporary composers, and gave Arnold Schoenberg's Variations on a Recitative out.

In his last years Weinrich was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. He died 86 years old in the Medical Center of Princeton.

  • Classic organist
  • Music teacher
  • University teachers (Columbia University)
  • University teachers ( Wellesley College)
  • Born in 1904
  • Died in 1991
  • Americans
  • Man

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