Obituary: DR ALLAN WICKS
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 @ 00:00
Philip Moore writes:
ALLAN WICKS, who died on 4 February, aged 86, is remembered today as one of the most inspired and charismatic choirmasters of his generation. It was, however, his brilliance at interpreting 20th-century organ music that first brought him to the attention of the musical Establishment.
He was an early exponent of Messiaen, and encouraged other contemporary composers to write for the organ. Despite this specialised ...
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