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Andre Pirro

Author André Pirro (1869-1943) is considered one of the most important pioneers of modern French musicology. He published numerous books and articles on music, among them the biography J.S. Bach, L'Orgue de Jean-Sébastien Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Descartes et la Musique, and Histoire de la Musique de la fin du XIVe siècle à la fin du XVIe. Pirro was also a member of the directorial committee of the Schola Cantorum, where he taught organ and music history, and in 1912 he succeeded Romain Roland...See more