Welcome to the website of the Jehan Alain society

The organ music of French composer Jehan Alain (1911-1940) counts amongst the most beloved and most played works of the 20st century repertoire worldwide. An important treasure of chamber music, piano music and vocal compositions remains to be discovered by the public, as well as many wonderful drawings and texts.
The Jehan Alain society owns the important house organ of the family, built from 1910 to 1971 by Jehan's father, Albert Alain. This magnificent instrument has been carefully restored and can be played, heard and visited by the public in the magnificent surroundings of the former Clunysian monastery of RomainmĂ´tier (Switzerland). We also keep a large harmonium, which belonged to the family before the organ was built.
The duty of our society is to make these instruments accessible to the public. We organize courses, concerts and seminars, and we also keep documents and memorabilia given to the society by the close relatives of Jehan Alain. Our website is open to everybody and the organ manuscripts of the composer can be seen and studied

Latest News

Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini
Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini

We have been devastated by the announcement of Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini's death on July 11,...

Important informations

Chamber music concerts in November (see below) and Important information for users of our...

Denis Alain 1939-2017
Denis Alain 1939-2017

We are extremely sad to report that Denis Alain, third child of Jehan Alain, passed away on March 2,...

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Association Jehan Alain
Faubourg de l'Hôpital 18
2000 NEUCHÂTEL

Telephone

+41 (0)32 721 27 90
+41 (0)79 356 42 91
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