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Death of an acclaimed organist, 56

We regret to report the sudden death of Jonathan Biggers, professor of organ and harpsichrd at Binghampton University in upstate New York and a regular soloist with major orchestras. He was engaged, at the time of his death in performing the complete organ works of J S Bach. At the age of 25, he won […]
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