(1875-1965) French Protestant theologian, organist, and missionary surgeon. He founded the hospital at Lambaréné in Gabon in 1913, giving organ recitals to support his work there. He wrote a life of German composer J S Bach and Von reimarus zu Wrede/The Quest for the Historical Jesus 1906. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his teaching of “reverence for life”.
Albert Schweitzer · Schweitzer