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Petites pièces pour violons et piano ou mandoline

By Andries de Rosa

Chamber music
Violin and keyboard instrument (vl pf)
location of manuscript
Archives of the Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam: archive registration number D006933


Not dated. Aux jeunes Musiciens no. 10, op. 37 no. 1

Dans les Gueldres (scène de la vie paysanne Néerlandaise)

Published by E. Gallet (succr. de Colombrier), 6 rue Vivienne et Galeri Vivienne de 62 a 72 Paris. Printed by Delanchy, Paris

About Andries de Rosa

(04/04/1869 - 04/30/1943)
Andries de Rosa

Born into a humble family, Andries de Rosa was trained to become a diamond worker. But as a young man he moved to Paris pursuing a career in music, which was no easy task. He was part of the left-wing literary circles and avant-garde of that time. He eventually settled in 1912 in Amsterdam, becoming involved in socialist movements. Later in life, composing was increasingly diminished by his many administrative functions; cultural education was of paramount importance to him. De Rosa and his family were murdered in 1943 in Sobibor.

by Diet Scholten