Gaston Arel

GASTON AREL Born 1928 Gaston Arel became the organist at the St. Hyacinthe cathedral at age 17 (1945-1953). In 1949 he won third prize from the Casavant (Organ) Society and in 1953 received a government grant to study in Paris with André Marchal. Upon his return to Canada, he became organist at Immaculée-Conception church in Montréal, a position he held until 1974.
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