It is with great sadness that I report the death of Jennifer Bate.
No doubt others will add comments, but her thorough and complete musicianship as an organist never failed to provide a thrilling and varied recital programme. Her interpretations of Messiaen were favoured by the composer. She took much trouble to encourage young organists, especially through her own summer school. She was also a skilled linguist.
This is a sad loss indeed.