As one of the most renowned organ virtuosos and organ pedagogues Ludger Lohmann has exerted a lasting influence on organ culture. His career as a recitalist, which has brought him to many important churches, cathedrals and concert halls all over the world, started with awards at several important international competitions, a.o. the competition of the German Broadcasting Corporations in Munich 1979 and the Grand Prix de Chartres 1982. In more than 40 years, first at Cologne Musikhochschule, from 1983 as professor at Stuttgart Musikhochschule, he educated numerous talented young organists from all over the world. His artistic and pedagogical impact has led Ludger Lohmann through the world, as guest professor, teacher of countless masterclasses and jury member of many international competitions. He was attached to the big organ research project GOArt of Göteborg University as senior researcher. As organ consultant he accompanied several organ building and restoration projects in several countries. In order to honour his manifold activities the Bristish Royal College of Organists awarded him their first honours medal. In 2023 he receives the prestigious German „Prize of the European Church Music“.