Nunc Dimittis – Dr. Robert Sutherland Lord

Dr.  Robert  Sutherland Lord

Dr. Robert Sutherland Lord, teacher, scholar and organist, passed away Thursday July 24th, 2014, at the age of 84.

French organ music of the 19th and 20th centuries were the center of Dr. Lord’s interests. He was a recognized authority on the music of Charles Tournemire, a student of Caesar Franck and teacher of Jean Langlais. Dr. Lord studied improvisation with Langlais in Paris and enjoyed a close friendship for over 30 years.

More information is at the Pittsburgh American Guild of Organists web site –


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