Guilmant, Félix Alexandre

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Félix Alexandre Guilmant (fālēks´ älĕksäN´drə gēlmäN´), 1837–1911, French organist, one of the foremost performers of his day. He taught at the Schola Cantorum, of which he was a founder, and at the Paris Conservatory, where Marcel Dupré, Joseph Bonnet, René Vierné, and Nadia Boulanger were among his pupils. He composed much organ music.