“Jeanne Demessieux is the greatest organist of all generations,” declared Marcel Dupré in 1944, who was then practically the god of the French organ world. She would be, he predicted, “one of the greatest glories of France” via The New York Times
St Thomas Church in NYC is celebrating her centennial on Nov 6, 18, and 20. Link in article.
Jeanne Demessieux, born 100 years ago, was an astonishing player and a virtuosic composer.