Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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The Crocodile

By Julius Hijman

Vocal music
Mixed choir (SATB)


Words by Lewis Carroll (1832-1886)

In a collection with Virtue - Today - I'm nobody - The heart asks pleasure first

Kansas City 1947

About Julius Hijman

(01/25/1901 - 01/08/1969)
Julius Hijman

Julius Hijman's life centered around contemporary and Dutch music. Touring internationally, he presented the works of Dutch composers, and in the Netherlands he introduced new music from abroad. His own compositions were not always appreciated by his peers. He fled into exile in 1939 to America and was forgotten in his native country. The majority of his extensive oeuvre remains unpublished, awaiting performance.

by Carine Alders