Albert Schweitzer’s Music: The First Edition by Thierry Mechler


This brief preliminary note sets out the background of printed here below the first edition of piano pieces by young Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965). It also informs about contribution of Russian and French Schweitzer scholars to the organization of this event.


1. Gorbunov, Svyatoslav S. 2017. Al’bert Shveytser. Odna zhizn’ dlya lyudey [Albert Schweitzer. One Life for People]. 3rd rev. and enlarged ed. Moscow and St. Petersburg: Tsentr Gumanitarnykh Initsiativ, Arkhe. (In Russian).

2. Gorbunov, Svyatoslav S. 2020. “Etika ‘blagogoveniya pered zhizn’yu’ Al’berta Shveytsera v kontekste sovremennykh problem okhrany prirody [Ethics of ‘Reverence for Life’ by Albert Schweitzer in the Context of Modern Issues of Nature Protection]”, Ph.D. diss., 
Ogarev Mordovia State University. (In Russian).

3. Saponov, Mikhail А. 2019. “The Captive Saint (a Frustrated Project of Albert Schweitzer).” Nauchnyy vestnik Moskovskoy konservatorii / Journal of Moscow Conservatory 10, no. 2: 74–97. (In Russian).