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De terugkeer van den verloren zoon op. 102 A (baritone and organ)

By Wilhelm Rettich

Vocal music
Voice and organ (bar org)
3 minutes
published score
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The Return of the Prodigal Son op. 102 A (Dutch version)

Words by Charles B. Timmer

ISMN: 979-0-2038-0080-4

Also available a (Dutch) version for bass and organ

See also: Die Rückkehr des verlorenen Sohnes

About Wilhelm Rettich

Wilhelm Rettich

Wilhelm Rettich belonged to that generation of those whose work and life was deeply affected by the First and Second World Wars. Captivity, persecution, hiding and losses scarred his life. In 1933, he emigrated to the Netherlands, where he survived the war in hiding. Rettich worked a great deal for the radio, a young and progressive medium at that time. Although he became a Dutch citizen after the World War II, he returned to Germany in 1964.

by Diet Scholten