Virgil Fox


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Virgil Fox was born in Princeton, Illinois, on May 3, 1912. He was a child prodigy. At the age of ten, he was playing the organ for church services. At fourteen, he played his first organ recital before a cheering crowd of 2,500 people in Cincinnati. At seventeen, he was the unanimous winner of the Biennial Contest of the National Federation of Music Clubs in Boston, the first organist ever chosen. … Full Bio

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“Often looked upon as the Liberace of organists.… no one can take away from Fox his virtuosity or his showmanship.” —Jerry Dubins, Fanfare