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HENRI C. VAN PRAAG

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henri c. van praag

Period

18-07-1894 - 10-12-1968

Genre

cello, classical, componist

Pseudonyms

Han Risé

Henri C. van Praag

As a cellist Henri C. van Praag has been active in various orchestras: symphony, opera and operetta. He plays the saxophone in jazz and show orchestras. He teaches solfège at the Belinfante Music School and violoncello at the Volksmuziekschool, both situated in Amsterdam. Additionally, he writes music reviews for the ...
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Instruments

cello, componist

Biography Henri C. van Praag

As a cellist Henri C. van Praag has been active in various orchestras: symphony, opera and operetta. He plays the saxophone in jazz and show orchestras. He teaches solfège at the Belinfante Music School and violoncello at the Volksmuziekschool, both situated in Amsterdam. Additionally, he writes music reviews for the Amsterdam daily newspaper 'Het Parool'. His numerous compositions, largely of cheerful nature, include works for orchestra, concertos, chamber music, choral works and children's songs. He writes the school operas 'Adelgund en Veenerick' and 'Schoolklap'. He also writes light music under the pseudonym Han Risée.

1894 - 1918

Henri C. van Praag is born on July 18, in Amsterdam. He studies the violoncello as principal instrument with J. Mossel, piano with Paul Loewer, and harmonics and counterpoint with Sem Dresden. At the same time he studies flute and clarinet, mainly to become acquainted with the technical possibilities of the woodwind instruments.

1968

Henri C. van Praag dies on December 10, in Amsterdam.

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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