Verhulst, Johannes (actually, Josephus Hermanus)

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Verhulst, Johannes (actually, Josephus Hermanus)

Verhulst, Johannes (actually, Josephus Hermanus), Dutch conductor and composer; b. The Hague, March 19, 1816; d. there, Jan. 17, 1891. He studied in The Hague and Cologne, and in 1838 went to Leipzig, where he became friendly with Schumann. He was engaged as conductor of the Euterpe concerts (until 1842), and then returned to The Hague. He was conductor of the renowned Diligentia concerts at The Hague from 1860 until 1886, and also conducted in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. He wrote a Sym. (1841), four overtures, much choral music, two string quartets, piano pieces, and songs.


J. van Riemsdijk, J.J.H. V.(Haarlem, 1886).

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