Famous Composers from the Netherlands

List of notable or famous composers from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in the Netherlands and even some popular composers who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from the Netherlands is included when available.

Ed Warby and Erik van der Luijt are included on this list.

This historic composers from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from the Netherlands?" These prominent composers of the Netherlands may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Dutch composers.

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    • Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
    Amina Figarova (born 1964) is an Azerbaijani jazz pianist and composer who is now based in Manhattan. Trained as a classical pianist in Baku, she became interested in the local folk music, later ...more
  • Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh
    Dec. at 47 (1950-1997)
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh was an actor.
  • David Broekman
    Dec. at 58 (1899-1958)
    • Birthplace: Leiden, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    David Broekman is a film score composer, songwriter and conductor.
  • Ed Warby
    Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Edward R. Warby (born 7 March 1968) was born and raised in Rotterdam and is best known as the drummer for Gorefest and Ayreon. He also appeared in the band Agressor in 1982 and joined the ...more
    • Birthplace: Nijmegen, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Eltjo Haselhoff is best known as a Dutch 'fingerstyle' guitarist and composer, although he has delved into numerous other endeavours, including arts, science, musical instrument building and ...more
    • Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Erik van der Luijt (born August 22, 1970 in The Hague) is a Dutch jazz pianist / keyboard player, arranger, composer, record producer and band leader.