Forbidden Music Regained


Leo Smit Stichting
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  1. Samuel Schuijer

    Samuel Schuijer 1873

    100695 biografie (Zutphen, 2002) Vincent, Jo, Zingend door het Leven: Memoires van Jo Vincent (Amsterdam …
  2. Jan van Gilse

    Jan van Gilse 1881

    100024 A turbulent life between sword and lyre Jan Pieter Hendrik van Gilse was born in Rotterdam on May 11, 1881, the youngest son of Jan Albert van Gilse and Maria Auguste Höckelmann. He had two …
  3. Israel Olman

    Israel Olman 1883

    101239 Composer and distinguished choral director It must have been memorable evening, on October 5, 1924 in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, when composer, conductor and music teacher Israel Olman was …
  4. Rosy Wertheim

    Rosy Wertheim 1888

    100181 An exceptional international career Rosalie Marie Wertheim was born on February 19, 1888, into an affluent Jewish family. Her grandfather, Abraham Carel Wertheim (1832-1897) was a famous …
  5. Martin Spanjaard

    Martin Spanjaard 1892

    100694 Internationally celebrated conductor He was born on July 30, 1892, son of a wealthy textile manufacturer. When Martin was seven years old the family moved to The Hague and from that time …
  6. Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman

    Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman 1892

    100005 Unique self-taught professional Johanna Suzanna Hendrina Roepman was born in Rotterdam on August 4, 1892, the second of three daughters of pharmacist Maarten Adrianus Roepman and Elisabeth …
  7. Daniel Belinfante

    Daniël Belinfante 1893

    100017 Avant-gardist in the Watergraafsmeer Belinfante was born in the Amsterdam neighborhood Watergraafsmeer on March 6, 1893, the third child in a family of ten. From his father Aron, a diamond …
  8. Ferenc/Franz Weisz

    Franz Weisz 1893

    100693 “I’m not involved in politics; I have nothing to fear” Born in Budapest on August 2, 1893, Ferenc was the third son of Ignaz Weisz and Terezia Friedman. He was a musical prodigy; at the age …
  9. Leo Kok

    Leo Kok 1893

    100711 Witness of an entire century Leo Kok was born in Amsterdam on November 24, 1893. His Portuguese-Jewish mother died during childbirth; his father died when he was eight years old. Perhaps …
  10. Henriëtte Bosmans

    Henriëtte Bosmans 1895

    100018 Dutch soloist of international stature Henriette, an only child, was raised in a musical environment. Her father, Henri Bosmans (1856-1896), had been principal solo cellist of the newly …