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

People on this list include Keren Ann and Dick Maas.

This historic film score composers from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch film score composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous film score composers from the Netherlands?" These prominent film score 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 film score composers.

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B. van Sigtenhorst-Meyer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
B. van Sigtenhorst-Meyer Died at 65 (1888-1953) B. van Sigtenhorst-Meyer is a composer.

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Chris Hinze is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Chris Hinze age 79 Chris Hinze is a film score composer.

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Clous van Mechelen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Clous van Mechelen age 76 Clous van Mechelen is a film score composer and actor.

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Cor Lemaire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Cor Lemaire Died at 73 (1908-1981) Cor Lemaire was a film score composer.

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Danny Malando is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Danny Malando age 51 Danny Malando is a film score composer.

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David Broekman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
David Broekman Died at 59 (1899-1958) David Broekman is a film score composer, songwriter and conductor.

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Dick Maas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Dick Maas age 66 Dick Maas is a Dutch film director, screenwriter, film producer and film composer. Maas achieved notoriety after the success of his music videos for the Dutch band Golden Earring, including ...more

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Diederik Wissels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Diederik Wissels age 57 The Dutch-born award-winning jazz pianist Diederik Wissels was born in Rotterdam in December 1960. In 1968, he moved to Brussels, Belgium and later attended Boston's Berklee College of Music. In ...more

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Dirk Schäfer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Dirk Schäfer Died at 58 (1873-1931) Dirk Schäfer was a Dutch concert pianist and composer of pianoforte pieces and chamber music, such as his distinctly Brahmsian piano quintet in D flat and his sonatas for violin and piano, ...more

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Dolf van der Linden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Dolf van der Linden Died at 84 (1915-1999) David Gysbert van der Linden was a Dutch conductor of popular music with a reputation which extended beyond the borders of the Netherlands.

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Frédéric Devreese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Frédéric Devreese age 88 Frédéric Devreese is a Dutch-born Belgian composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and piano works that have been performed throughout the world; he is also active as a conductor.

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Harry de Wit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Harry de Wit age 65 Harry de Wit is a film score composer.

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Henny Vrienten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Henny Vrienten age 69 Henny Vrienten is a Dutch composer of TV- and film-scores. He used to be the singer, songwriter and bassist of the popular 1980s ska pop band Doe Maar.

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Jan van der Waart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Jan van der Waart Jan van der Waart is a film score composer.

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Jef van der Heyden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Jef van der Heyden Died at 85 (1926-2011) Jef van der Heyden is a writer, film director, and composer.

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Joep van Deudekom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Joep van Deudekom age 58 Joep van Deudekom is comedian, columnist, actor, writer, musician and television presenter.

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Johan Rijpma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Johan Rijpma age 34 Johan Rijpma is a film director, screenwriter, film editor, cinematographer, production designer, and film score composer.

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Keren Ann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Keren Ann age 44 Keren Ann Zeidel is a singer, songwriter, composer, producer, and engineer based largely in Paris, Tel Aviv, and New York City. She plays guitar, piano, and clarinet. She also engineers and ...more

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Laurens van Rooyen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Laurens van Rooyen age 83 Laurens van Rooyen is a composer.

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Lennert Busch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Lennert Busch age 35 Lennert Busch is a film score composer and composer.

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Lodewijk De Boer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Lodewijk De Boer Died at 67 (1937-2004) Lodewijk de Boer is a film score composer, actor and screenwriter.

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Loek Dikker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Loek Dikker age 74 Loek Dikker is a film score composer.

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Lou Lichtveld is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Lou Lichtveld Died at 93 (1903-1996) Lodewijk 'Lou' Lichtveld was a Surinamese politician, playwright, and poet who wrote under the pseudonym "Albert Helman" in the Netherlands. He gained notability in 1923 when he ...more

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Louis van Dijk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Louis van Dijk age 76 Louis van Dijk, also spelled Louis van Dyke, is a Dutch pianist. Van Dijk studied solo piano at the Amsterdam Conservatorium. He played with Pim Jacobs and Pieter van Vollenhoven under the name ...more

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Machinefabriek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Machinefabriek age 39 Machinefabriek is a musician and film score composer.

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Martijn Schimmer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Martijn Schimmer age 42 Martijn Schimmer is a composer and producer of television theme songs and film scores. His work includes the theme music for The Voice, Deal or No Deal, RTL Nieuws, and Splash.

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Matthijs Kieboom is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Matthijs Kieboom age 33 Matthijs Kieboom is a composer and a film score composer.

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Max Tak is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Max Tak Died at 76 (1891-1967) Max Tak was a film score composer.

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Michel Banabila is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Michel Banabila age 56 Banabila is a musician, sound artist, composer, producer and film score composer.

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Otto Ketting is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Otto Ketting Died at 77 (1935-2012) Otto Ketting is a film score composer.

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Paul M. van Brugge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Paul M. van Brugge age 59 Paul M. van Brugge is a film score composer.

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Pim Koopman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Pim Koopman Died at 56 (1953-2009) Wilhelmus Frederikus Koopman was the drummer and percussionist of the Dutch Progressive rock band, Kayak.

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Reyn Ouwehand is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Reyn Ouwehand age 44

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Rosto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Rosto Rosto is a film producer.

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Ruud Bos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Ruud Bos age 82 Ruud Bos is a film score composer.

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Sebastiaan Roestenburg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Sebastiaan Roestenburg age 38 Sebastiaan Roestenburg is a film score composer.

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Siddhartha Barnhoorn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Siddhartha Barnhoorn age 36 Siddhartha Barnhoorn is a film score composer.

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Tonny Eyk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Tonny Eyk age 77 Tonny Eyk is a Dutch pianist, entertainer and writer. Eyk is also known for his appearances as a member of jury in various television shows including Sterrenslag, Soundmixshow and Mini ...more

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Vader Abraham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Vader Abraham age 83 Petrus Antonius Laurentius "Pierre" Kartner is a Dutch musician who sings under the alias Father Abraham, and who has written around 1600 songs.

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Wouter Van Bemmel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from the Netherlands
Wouter Van Bemmel age 64 Wouter Van Bemmel is a Film Score Composer.