Forbidden Music Regained

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Roemeense melodie voor viool, cello en piano

By Dick Kattenburg

3 minutes
location of manuscript aanvraagnummer 494/035


27 November 1941. Under false name ‘K. van Dunsen’. On the cello and violin part is written ‘Hebrew melody’ as a title. Parts are signed under his own name.


About Dick Kattenburg

(11/11/1919 - 09/30/1944)
Dick Kattenburg

Dick Kattenburg was extremely talented. It was obvious that he would enjoy a flourishing career as a violinist for years to come. Even today, some seventy years later, his appealing music immediately touches the heart. A large part of his oeuvre was created during his period in hiding. He was murdered at the age of 24. Thanks to his romance with a young flutist, his manuscripts were preserved and found an audience after all these years.

by Carine Alders