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GERARD BELJON

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Period

1952 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music

Online

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Biography Gerard Beljon

Gerard Beljon was born on April 16, 1952 in Utrecht. Musical education He studied lute and guitar at the conservatories of Utrecht and The Hague. Thereafter he studied composition with Daan Manneke at the Sweelinck Conservatory. Compositions Being interested in clear form and structure Gerard Beljon tries to translate some of these qualities into ...
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Biography Gerard Beljon

1952

Gerard Beljon was born on April 16, 1952 in Utrecht.

Musical education
He studied lute and guitar at the conservatories of Utrecht and The Hague. Thereafter he studied composition with Daan Manneke at the Sweelinck Conservatory.


Compositions

Being interested in clear form and structure Gerard Beljon tries to translate some of these qualities into his own music. Apart from that he is also interested in pop and world music. Rhythm is also an important element in his work. Many of his compositions were written for ensembles and soloists such as the Calefax Reed Quintet, the pianist Ralph van Raat, the Nederlands Kamerkoor, the Nieuw Ensemble, among others. He wrote music for theatre and an opera for children.


Prizes

In 1997 he received for his work Aroma, for guitar and mandolin, the first prize in the Vienna composition contest for contemporary music.

Gerard Beljon

2003

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