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Maurice Duruflé (11 January 1902 – 16 June 1986) was a French composer, organist, and teacher.

Duruflé was born in Louviers, Eure. In 1912, he became chorister at the Rouen Cathedral Choir School, where he studied piano and organ with Jules Haelling. At age 17, upon moving to Paris, he took private organ lessons with Charles Tournemire, whom he assisted at Basilique Ste-Clotilde, Paris until 1927. In 1920 Duruflé entered the Conservatoire de Paris, eventually graduating with first prizes in organ, harmony, piano accompaniment, and composition. His harmony professor was Jean Gallon.

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Recent Durufle releases

The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge & George Guest: The Complete Argo Recordings
The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge & George Guest: The Complete Argo Recordings

£79.95

(Decca)

After the Sabbath
After the Sabbath

£10.50

(Regent Records)

Florence Mustric Plays Vol.3: Just For Fun
Florence Mustric Plays Vol.3: Just For Fun

£15.95

(MSR Classics)

Classic Selection 3: Organ Music from Rochester Cathedral
Classic Selection 3: Organ Music from Rochester Cathedral

£10.50

(Herald)