French composer and organist Charles Tournemire was born in Bordeaux on 22 January 1870 and lived until 3 November 1939. He toured Europe giving organ recitals and also wrote about organ-playing. You can read more about his life and music by reading Andrew Thomson's article published here in September 1999.
A selection of M&V articles about Charles Tournemire
Sensitively Played - A recital by Stephen Disley, heard by Mike Wheeler