Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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By Rosy Wertheim

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)
location of manuscript archive registration number 142/138
published score
published by Broekmans & Van Poppel archive registration number NMI MNmfI/0887

Arthur Frid


Christmas 1944. Words by E.B.A. Poortman

About Rosy Wertheim

(02/19/1888 - 05/27/1949)
Rosy Wertheim

Rosy Wertheim was one of the first Dutch women composers who completed a professional music education and gained international acclaim. Next to music, she was deeply committed to social causes. She lived in Paris for seven years, and for some time in Vienna and New York; her home was a meeting point for artists. Her compositions were performed nationally and internationally, and she worked as a correspondent for several newspapers and magazines. She was in the Netherlands when World War II broke out, and survived by going into hiding. She left a varied and interesting oeuvre of some eighty works.

by Eleonore Pameijer