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EMMY FRENSEL WEGENER

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Period

1901 - 1973

Genre

classical

Biography Emmy Frensel Wegener

Emmy Frensel Wegener was born on June 14, 1901 in Amsterdam. She died on January 11, 1973. She was the daughter of Bertha Frensel Wegener - Koopman, the Dutch pianist and composer (1874-1953). Musical Education She studied violin at the Music School in Bussum, and thereafter in England and at the Conservatory ...
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Biography Emmy Frensel Wegener

1901 - 1973

Emmy Frensel Wegener was born on June 14, 1901 in Amsterdam. She died on January 11, 1973. She was the daughter of Bertha Frensel Wegener - Koopman, the Dutch pianist and composer (1874-1953).

Musical Education
She studied violin at the Music School in Bussum, and thereafter in England and at the Conservatory of Music in Amsterdam with Felice Togni. She studied composition with Sem Dresden and clarinet with W. Brohm.


Compositions

She is well-known as a composer of chamber music: String quartet (1929), Sonata for violin and piano (1925), pieces for violin and piano, for piano solo, Suite for oboe and piano (1926), Sextet for wind instruments and piano (1927), Rhapsodie for piano and orchestra and Shakespeare-Suite for symphony orchestra. Dans for clarinet and orchestra was performed during the ISCM-festival in Geneva (1929). The conductor was Ernest Ansermet. The Shakespeare-Suite was performed by the Concertgebouworkest, Pierre Monteux, conducting.

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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