In memoriam Teus den Toom

In memoriam Teus den Toom

Teus den Toom passed away on 19 July at the age of 77.  Teunis Willem Frederik den Toom was born on 7 December, 1943, in Molenaarsgraaf.  After completing secondary school {HBS-A at the Chr.  HBS te Gorinchem (1961)} he studied at the Nederlandse Economische...
In memoriam Nico Verrips (1929-2020)

In memoriam Nico Verrips (1929-2020)

Nico Verrips passed away on Saturday, 18 April, in Meppel at the age of 90. As cantor-organist he was associated with the Grote or Mariakerk in Meppel from 1953 to 1990. He also taught for the Church Music Commission of the Dutch Reformed Church. Besides his work as a...
In memoriam Jan J. van den Berg

In memoriam Jan J. van den Berg

On Friday 21 February the organist-composer Jan J. van den Berg passed away in Delft at the age of 90. In 1943 Adriaan C. Schuurman became his teacher. He studied at the Amsterdams Conservatorium with Anthon van der Horst and others. In 1953 he became organist of the...
In memoriam Gerrit Stulp (1935-2019)

In memoriam Gerrit Stulp (1935-2019)

On 6 April, 2019, the organist, music teacher, conductor and composer Gerrit Stulp died in Leeuwarden at the age of 83. In this article his life and work are discussed. He was nationally known primarily through his chorale settings. In 1995 Boeijenga published his...
In memoriam André Verwoerd

In memoriam André Verwoerd

Andries (André) Verwoerd died on Sunday the 9th of December, 2018. He was born in the north part of Rotterdam, the city where he lived his whole life. He was associated as church organist with the Bethelkerk, the Grote Kerk in Overschie, the Prinsekerk, and the...
In memoriam Gerrit Klop

In memoriam Gerrit Klop

Gerrit Klop died on 5 December, 2018. Visionary craftsman and as instrument maker very much at the center of the stormy development of historically oriented performance practice, which arose in the 2nd half of the previous century: so might one best characterize...
In memoriam Piet Kee by Jos van der Kooy

In memoriam Piet Kee by Jos van der Kooy

ArticlesJos van der Kooy In memoriam Piet KeeHet ORGEL 114 (2018), nr. 4, 30-33 [summary] The organist/composer Piet Kee passed away on 25 May, 2018. He saw himself as musician, or even better as artist, with a great passion for composing, making music, teaching,...
In memoriam Herman van Vliet by Evan Bogerd

In memoriam Herman van Vliet by Evan Bogerd

ArticlesEvan Bogerd In memoriam Herman van VlietHet ORGEL 114 (2018), nr. 4, 34-35 [summary] In 2011 Herman van Vliet stated in the Reformatorisch Dagblad that life was short and limited, and that to be able to carry out all his plans, he’d have to live till he was...
In memoriam Jacob Spaans by Peter van Dijk

In memoriam Jacob Spaans by Peter van Dijk

ArticlesPeter van Dijk In memoriam Jacob SpaansHet ORGEL 114 (2018), nr. 1, 44-45 [summary] On 23 October, 2017, Jacob (Jaap) Spaans died at the age of 78, after a very active life. The Dutch organ world owes him great thanks, in particular for his efforts on behalf...
In memoriam Willem Mesdag by Gerrit Hoekstra

In memoriam Willem Mesdag by Gerrit Hoekstra

ArticlesGerrit Hoekstra In memoriam Willem MesdagHet ORGEL 114 (2018), nr. 2, 49-49 [summary] Willem Mesdag, the organist, organ teacher and carillonneur, died on Monday, 8 January. He was born on 13 August, 1930, in Uithuizermeeden. He studied at the Utrechts...
In memoriam Wim de Ruiter by Jan Hage

In memoriam Wim de Ruiter by Jan Hage

ArticlesJan Hage In memoriam Wim de RuiterHet ORGEL 113 (2017), nr. 6, 44-45 [summary] On Saturday, 26 August, 2017, the organist-composer Wim de Ruiter passed away in Haarlem at the age of 74. De Ruiter belonged with Daan Manneke and Joep Straesser to the small group...
In memoriam Wim van Beek by Sietze de Vries

In memoriam Wim van Beek by Sietze de Vries

ArticlesSietze de Vries In memoriam Wim van BeekHet ORGEL 113 (2017), nr. 5, 40-41 [summary] Op 24 June, 2017, Wim van Beek passed away at the age of 87. Van Beek (born in Woerden in 1930) studied organ with Adriaan Engels at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Den Haag...
In memoriam Klaas Veltman (1953-2016) by Harald Vogel

In memoriam Klaas Veltman (1953-2016) by Harald Vogel

ArticlesHarald Vogel In memoriam Klaas Veltman (1953-2016)Het ORGEL 113 (2017), nr. 1, 44-45 [summary] The organ builder Klaas Veltman died on Saturday, 15 October, 2016, at the age of 63. He was interested in the organs built in the classical manner from the period...
In memoriam Haite van der Schaaf by Jan R. Luth

In memoriam Haite van der Schaaf by Jan R. Luth

ArticlesJan R. Luth In memoriam Haite van der SchaafHet ORGEL 112 (2016), nr. 4, 40-41 [summary] On Wednesday 24 May, 2016, Haite van der Schaaf died at the age of 89. Van der Schaaf worked as organ teacher at the music school in Bussum and later at the Verenigde...
In memoriam Bram Beekman by Albert Clement

In memoriam Bram Beekman by Albert Clement

ArticlesAlbert Clement In memoriam Bram BeekmanHet ORGEL 112 (2016), nr. 4, 42-44 [summary] On Wednesday 30 March, 2016, the organist Bram Beekman died (born 1949 in Vlissingen). He served from 1980 to 2012 as head organ teacher at the Brabants Conservatorium and from...
In memoriam Albert Hendrik de Graaf by Victor Timmer

In memoriam Albert Hendrik de Graaf by Victor Timmer

ArticlesVictor Timmer In memoriam Albert Hendrik de GraafHet ORGEL 110 (2014), nr. 2, 18-21 [summary] Albert Hendrik de Graaf (1928-2014) worked for the firm A.S.J. Dekker (Goes) starting in 1947. Later he worked for Jan Kunst of Arnhem, who however died shortly...
In memoriam Hans van der Harst by Teus den Toom

In memoriam Hans van der Harst by Teus den Toom

ArticlesTeus den Toom In memoriam Hans van der HarstHet ORGEL 110 (2014), nr. 2, 22-23 [summary] Born in 1930 in Amsterdam, Hans van der Harst became enchanted with the organ during his period in the Norbertine monastery in Heeswijk. He took lessons with Albert de...
In memoriam Onno Wiersma by Rudi van Straten

In memoriam Onno Wiersma by Rudi van Straten

Rudi van Straten In memoriam Onno WiersmaHet ORGEL 100 (2004), nr. 6, 5-11 [summary] On 16 August 2004, Onno Wiersma died. Wiersma was assistant director and chief of the department of expertise of the National Heritage Trust. In 1970, he succeeded Cor Edskes as...