Knap, Rolf, Dutch composer; b. Amsterdam, Oct. 17, 1937. He studied oboe at the Amsterdam Cons., took private composition lessons with Karel Mengelberg, and then studied electronic music at the Inst. of Sonology of the Univ. of Utrecht. He was an orch. oboist (1960-67), and then taught oboe.
(Sym)phonic Piece for Orch. (1971); Le Couple(t) for Voice, Piano, and Electronics (1971); Dilemmaniana for Marrie for Narrator, Cello, and Live Electronics (1972); Zelomanniana for Oboe and Piano (1974); 2 song cycles: Liederen van Doofstommen (Songs of Deaf-Mutes; 1974, 1976); Harmonische reflecties for Piano (1976; rev. 1984); De boetseerder for Soprano and Piano (1978).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire