Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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Schuijer-marsch (Schuijeren moet je maar!)

By Samuel Schuijer

Chamber music
Piano (pf)
location of manuscript catalogue application number 30747


Schuijer march (Nothing to do but ‘schuijer’) with the ‘Haagse Leen’ trio

See also: catalogue application number MNmfIII/1314

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