17 Aug 2015

Dame Gillian Weir

From Appointment, 12:00 pm on 17 August 2015
Dame Gillian Weir

Dame Gillian Weir Photo: gillianweir.com

Although often described as a British organist Dame Gillian Weir is actually a New Zealander. She was born in Martinborough, and grew up in Whanganui. Her list of accomplishments is long and distinguished. Her recording for Collins Classics of the works of Messiaen has been hailed as 'one of the major recording triumphs of the century'.

Dame Gillian was interviewed for her 70th birthday by Charlotte Wilson in 2011. 

External Links:

Dame Gillian Weir

Arts Foundation Icon Award

Review of Gillian Weir's final public recital

 

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