David John Briggs (born November 1, 1962) is an English organist and composer. He started his career as a cathedral organist as Assistant Organist in Hereford Cathedral before becoming the organist of Truro and Gloucester Cathedrals. Heavily influenced by Jean Langlais and Pierre Cochereau, Briggs is regarded as one of the world's finest improvisors, and now works as a concert organist. Briggs is a composer of choral and organ music, and has also transcribed many orchestral works into versions for solo organ, and has also transcribed many of Cochereau's recorded improvisations.

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  • David Briggs (* 1. November 1962 in England) ist ein englischer Organist, Komponist und Hochschullehrer. (de)
  • David John Briggs (born November 1, 1962) is an English organist and composer. He started his career as a cathedral organist as Assistant Organist in Hereford Cathedral before becoming the organist of Truro and Gloucester Cathedrals. Heavily influenced by Jean Langlais and Pierre Cochereau, Briggs is regarded as one of the world's finest improvisors, and now works as a concert organist. Briggs is a composer of choral and organ music, and has also transcribed many orchestral works into versions for solo organ, and has also transcribed many of Cochereau's recorded improvisations. (en)
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  • 1962-11-1
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  • Organist and Master of the Choristers of Gloucester Cathedral
  • Organist and Master of the Choristers of Truro Cathedral
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  • 1994 (xsd:integer)
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  • British musician (en)
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  • David Briggs (* 1. November 1962 in England) ist ein englischer Organist, Komponist und Hochschullehrer. (de)
  • David John Briggs (born November 1, 1962) is an English organist and composer. He started his career as a cathedral organist as Assistant Organist in Hereford Cathedral before becoming the organist of Truro and Gloucester Cathedrals. Heavily influenced by Jean Langlais and Pierre Cochereau, Briggs is regarded as one of the world's finest improvisors, and now works as a concert organist. Briggs is a composer of choral and organ music, and has also transcribed many orchestral works into versions for solo organ, and has also transcribed many of Cochereau's recorded improvisations. (en)
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  • David Briggs (Organist) (de)
  • David Briggs (English musician) (en)
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