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Das Lied vom t├Ąglichen Brot

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Voice and piano (sopr/alto/ten pf)
year
1936
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/211

Details

Daily bread song for soprano or alto or tenor and piano

Words by Bruno Schönlank

See also ‘Het lied van ’t dagelijks brood’ for mixed choir a cappella op. 36, no. 2 NMI 351/035-2

Amsterdam

About Marius Flothuis

Marius Flothuis

Marius Flothuis led an eventful life. Early on, he was politically aware and left-wing orientated. He lost his job at the Concertgebouw Orchestra on his refusal to register with the Kultuurkamer, a regulatory cultural agency installed by the German occupying forces during World War II. He was arrested for his resistance work, imprisoned in Camp Vught and deported to Sachsenhausen in 1944. Meanwhile, he continued composing and survived the hardships. In the postwar Dutch and international music worlds he held numerous positions.

by Joyce Kiliaan