Messchaert, Johannes (Martinus)

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Messchaert, Johannes (Martinus)

Messchaert, Johannes (Martinus) Dutch baritone; b. Hoorn, Aug. 22, 1857; d. Zurich, Sept. 9, 1922. He studied violin, then changed to singing, studying with Stockhausen in Frankfurt am Main and Wiillner in Munich. He began his career as a choral conductor in Amsterdam, then appeared as a singer of the German repertoire. He was prof, of voice at the Berlin Konigliche Hochschule fur Musik (1911–20) and at the Zurich Cons. (1920–22).


F. Martienssen, J. M.: Ein Beitrag zum Verständnis echter Gesangskunst (Berlin, 1914; 2nd ed., 1920).

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