André Stricker

André Stricker

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André Stricker, born in Mulhouse (Alsace) in 1931, studied music at the Conservatory of Mulhouse where he won first prize for organ. He continued his musical training at the Conservatory of Geneva under Eric Schmidt, where he was also rewarded first prize for organ. He also studied with Helmuth Walcha in Frankfurt. He became professor at the Conservatory of Strasbourg along with Chapuis before succeeding to his chair. A brilliant performer, composer, and choir leader, he was also organist in the Saint Guillaume church. He died in 2003. Stricker was an excellent teacher with an immense musical culture; for 15 years he was one of the most solid and loyal musicians of the Académies d’été de Saint Maximin (Summer Academies). His recital programs were based on detailed historical research which he shared with his students during master classes. The title of the recital from July 1972 was: “From the sons of Bach to Beethoven.”