May 3, 2010

Virgil Fox

(Wikipedia) Virgil Keel Fox (born Princeton, Illinois May 3, 1912– died Palm Beach, Florida October 25, 1980) was an American organist, known especially for his flamboyant "Heavy Organ" concerts of the music of Bach. ... He was an alumnus of the Peabody Institute of Music in Baltimore, Maryland, where he became the first student to complete the course for the Artist's Diploma within a year. ... Beginning in 1936, Fox was organist at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church in Baltimore while teaching at Peabody. Continued