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Biggs, E. Power

E. Power Biggs (Edward George Power Biggs), 1906–77, Anglo-American organist. Biggs studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London. He emigrated to the United States in 1930. Through many recitals, radio broadcasts, and recordings, he helped to make the best organ music, particularly that of the baroque period and of the 20th cent., familiar to the American public.

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Biggs, E(dward George) Power

Biggs, E(dward George) Power (b Westcliff-on-Sea, 1906; d Boston, Mass., 1977). Eng.-born concert organist (Amer. cit. 1937). Played in USA from 1930. Specialized in reviving neglected classical works, often on reconstructions of old instr. Commissioned works from Amer. composers.

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