PIDOUX, Pierre. b. Neuchâtel 4 March 1905; d. Geneva 16 July 2001. He was the son of a pastor, Louis S. Pidoux (1878-1953), and elder brother of the writer Edmond Pidoux. He was a Swiss Romand protestant pastor, who was an authority on the Genevan Psalter*. He was also a composer and organist.
He gained a degree in theology at the Free Church University of Lausanne (1932). where he lectured in ‘Hymnology between 1646 and 1965’. He received the degree of PhD, honoris causa from the Lausanne University of Theology.
He became pastor at Winterthur (1930-32) and pursued his studies in music at the Conservatoire of Geneva, where he obtained a diploma in organ music (1933-36). He served as...
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