The Argus, 22nd April 1898
ORGAN RECITALS-Mr. Leandre Vilain (organist of the Kursaal, Ostend), gave two organ recitals at Rushden yesterday, when the Parish Church on each occasion was well filled to hear this talented performer. The proceeds were devoted to the church funds.
The programme in the afternoon included: Concerto in D Minor (Allegro) (Handel), Invocation (L. Vilain), Allegretto in B Minor (Guilmont), March from "Lohengrin" (Wagner), Prelude in B Minor (F. S. Bach), Andante from D Minor Sonata (Mailly), Fantasia.
At the evening recital the following were given: Air with Variations (Thielle), Romance a l’Etoile (Wagner), Variations on an air by Mr. J. E. Smith (L. Vilain), Funeral March (L. Vilain), Allegretto from the 5th Symphony (Widor), Fugue in G Minor (F. S, Bach), Fantasia.