Date Fact Information
12-03-1837 Birth of Félix Alexandre Guilmant in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France  
17-07-1837 Birth of Alexis Chauvet (1837-1871) in Marnes, France Chauvet was the predecessor of Guilmant at the Église Sainte-Trinité in Paris.
He died on tuberculosis in 1871.
17-08-1846 Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck died in Darmstadt, Germany  
18-07-1848 Birth of Edwin Morris Bowman in Barnard, Vermont, USA Edwin Bowman was a pupil of Eduard Batiste and Félix-Alexandre Guilmant.
He was organist in Saint Louis, Newark en New York-Brooklyn.
He was co-founder of the American College of Musicians and the American Guild of Organists.
08-09-1855 Birth of Samuel Tudor Strang in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Samuel Strang was organist in Phildelphia and one of the founders of the American Guild of Organists.
Guilmant dedicated his Offertoire, opus 77 no.1 to him.
March 1856 Completion of the 'Te Deum' opus 7 (Boulogne-sur-Mer)
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