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Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman

Dutch composer

Died when: 79 years 65 days (950 months)
Star Sign: Leo

 

Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman

Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman (4 August 1892 – 8 October 1971) was a Dutch composer.She was born in Rotterdam, and began composing in 1917 without instruction.

In 1937 she studied orchestration with Eduard Flipse and became successful as a composer in the 1940s and 1950s.In August 1914 she married writer Ferdinand Bordewijk, who contributed lyrics to some of her works, and had a son Robert and daughter Nina.

She received an award in 1943 for her Piano Sonata and died in The Hague.


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