An organ star has diedRIP
We have been notified of the death on Friday of Simon Preston, one of the most famed organists on record.
Simon was 83.
Appointed organist of Christ Church, Oxford in 1970 he rose to be Organist and Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey in 1981. Six years later he left the Abbey to pursue an international career.
His recordings include the complete organ works of J. S. Bach for Deutsche Grammophon.
He was an immensely popular and helpful colleague.