Torvald Torén, born in 1945, has studied at the Swedish Royal College of Music in Stockholm under Stine Sundell (piano) and Gotthard Arnér (organ). He has received a Church Musician Diploma and Soloist Diplomas for both organ and piano. He has as well pursued studies abroad under Flor Peeters in Belgium and during several periods, under Maurice Duruflé in France.
Torvald Torén is organist at the Hedvif Eleonora Church in Stockholm and has given concerts at many places in Sweden and abroad. He has made several radio appearances and in his programs he has paid special attention to French organ music, recording for instance in 1977 the complete works