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Le Tsigane dans la lune

By Rosy Wertheim

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Voice and instrument(s) (sopr vl pf)
duration
3 minutes
year
1916
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 142/150
status
published score
published by Alsbach in 1917 www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number NMI MNmfII/0264 (microfiche)

Details

June 1916, words by Jean Lahor

About Rosy Wertheim

(02/19/1888 - 05/27/1949)
Rosy Wertheim

Rosy Wertheim was one of the first Dutch women composers who completed a professional music education and gained international acclaim. Next to music, she was deeply committed to social causes. She lived in Paris for seven years, and for some time in Vienna and New York; her home was a meeting point for artists. Her compositions were performed nationally and internationally, and she worked as a correspondent for several newspapers and magazines. She was in the Netherlands when World War II broke out, and survived by going into hiding. She left a varied and interesting oeuvre of some eighty works.

by Eleonore Pameijer