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Albert Schweitzer

Schweitzer was an Alsatian theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. Determined to become a medical missionary, he established a hospital in Gabon, Africa, in 1913 and later expanded it to include a leper colony. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his medical and humanitarian work and for his "reverence for life" concept of universal ethics, which emphasizes respect for the lives of all beings. An organist to boot, he interpreted the music of what composer? More...
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As a music scholar and organist, he studied the music of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach and influenced the Organ reform movement (Orgelbewegung).
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what a selfless man
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Quite a gift to science and humankind.
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His reverence for life philosophy made me an admirer many years ago.
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Albert Schweitzer

Schweitzer was an Alsatian theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. Determined to become a medical missionary, he established a hospital in Gabon, Africa, in 1913 and later expanded it to include a leper colony. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his medical and humanitarian work and for his "reverence for life" concept of universal ethics, which emphasizes respect for the lives of all beings. An organist to boot, he interpreted the music of what composer? More...

Applause A great being, Albert Schweitzer! I also uphold life philosophy and admire J.S. Bach's work. This article has inspired me to study his work in dept. Thank you for bringing this great individual to our attention.
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A good and honorable man that did much for his fellow humans...
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