composers Famous Composers from the Netherlands

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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.

Use this list of renowned Dutch composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (41 items)
Amina Figarova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from the Netherlands
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Amina Figarova is a jazz composer and jazz pianist. She currently lives and teaches in New York. ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

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Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from the Netherlands
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Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh was an actor. ...more

Age: Died at 47 (1950-1997)

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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David Broekman is a film score composer, songwriter and conductor. ...more

Age: Died at 59 (1899-1958)

Birthplace: Leiden, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Ed Warby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from the Netherlands
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Edward R. Warby 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 Eindhoven-based prog-outfit Elegy in 1987. Warby moved to Gorefest in 1992, where he replaced the former drummer just before the recording sessions of "False", he had to learn all themes and develop his work in just two weeks, which he managed to achieve in a matter so fast that producer Colin Richardson nicknamed him Fast Eddy. After Gorefest split up in 1999, he took part in the re-united Gorefest in 2004. In 1998, Arjen Anthony Lucassen asked him to perform on his album Into the Electric Castle, because Arjen was impressed ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

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