Edmond Lemaigre (1849 – 1890) was a 19th-century French
organist, conductor and composer. He began his musical
studies in his hometown with Charles Renaud de Vilbac
In 1872, he continued his studies of writing in Paris
with Charles-Joseph Vervoitte (1822–1884),
Kapellmeister and organist of the Saint-Roch church,
and pipe organ with Édouard Batiste and in 1877 he
became the first holder of the new organ (1876/77) of
the cathedral of Clermont-Ferrand, inaugurated on May
26, 1877, a position he held until 1888, when he moved
to Paris. Aloÿs Claussmann succeeded him at the pulpit.
The organist of the Concerts of the Trocadéro in Paris,
Lemaigre played there several of his compositions on
the new organ Cavaillé-Coll (1878) of the grand hall.
He succeeded his father at the head of the "Société
Lyrique" in 1881, and in 1883 he founded the
"Association Artistique du Centre" at
Although originally created for Organ, I created this
Arrangement of the "Capriccio" from "12 pičces
pour Orgue" (No. 6) for Viola & Classical Guitar.