Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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6 kinderliedjes

By Samuel Schuijer

Vocal music
Children's choir and piano (children’s choir pf)
location of manuscript catalogue application number ABmf/1927


6 children's songs

Poems by Willy Sassen

Kaplaarzen (Wellington boots)
IJdeltuitje (Vain creature)
Poppelijsje (Little doll)
Een schilderijtje (A small painting)
Hagel (Hail)
Schemer (Twilight)

There is another work with the same title, but with different songs

About Samuel Schuijer

(09/09/1873 - 12/11/1942)
Samuel Schuijer

On December 11, 1942, Samuel Schuijer was murdered in Auschwitz. His home and music school had been plundered by the Nazis. With the loss of his life and destruction of his belongings, all traces of this significant Dutch musician seemed to be erased. But a group of children in The Hague found a box containing music manuscripts, waiting for the garbage truck. They took their treasure home and it became the first step in rediscovering a lost fragment of Dutch music history.

by Carine Alders