Monday, February 22, 2010

R.I.P. Richard Proulx

Bit of inside baseball for Catholic nerds (such as yours truly):

The man responsible for a significant piece of our late-20th century liturgical soundtrack has gone on to his heavenly reward.

The composer Richard Proulx passed away Thursday night. He may be most well known for "A Community Mass."

In case that doesn't ring a bell, here is that composition's settings of the "Gloria" and "Sanctus":

A video tribute:

To quote A Concord Pastor, "May choirs of angels come to greet you ... "

1 comment:

Bernie said...

A wonderful tribute to this great man who has brought us all so much joy with his music. Thank you for remembering him with such a lovely video......:-) Hugs