Famous Pianists from the Netherlands

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

This list below has a variety of people, like Yoram Ish-Hurwitz and Bart Berman, in it.

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

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  • 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 specializing in jazz. Since the late 1980s, together with her husband, the flutist Bart Platteau, she has performed in jazz festivals around the globe.
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Bart Berman
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    Bart Berman (Hebrew: ברט ברמן‎; born December 29, 1938) is a Dutch-Israeli pianist and composer, best known as an interpreter of Franz Schubert and 20th-century music.
    • Age: 84
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Bart Van Oort
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    Bart van Oort (born June 6, 1959) is a Dutch classical pianist.
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Netherlands
  • Cor de Groot
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    Cor de Groot (July 7, 1914 – May 26, 1993) was a Dutch pianist and composer. He was born in Amsterdam. He studied piano with Egbert Veen and Ulferts Schults, and composition and conducting under Sem Dresden. In 1932 he graduated with highest honours, playing a piano concerto written by himself. After becoming a soloist with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, he won the fifth prize at the 1936 international contest for pianists in Vienna. He played all over the world and recordings that exist demonstrate a strong sense of structure, a clean rhythmic attack and very precise dynamic shadings. He was a member of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition's jury in 1956. In 1959 a nervous disorder ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1914-1993)
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Egon Petri
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    Egon Petri (23 March 1881 – 27 May 1962) was a classical pianist.
    • Age: Dec. at 81 (1881-1962)
    • Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
  • Gerard Hengeveld
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    Gerard Hengeveld (December 7, 1910 in Kampen – October 28, 2001 in Bergen, North Holland) was a Dutch classical pianist, music composer and educationalist. He is especially known for his compositions of study material for piano. Other compositions include two piano concertos, a violin sonata, and a sonata for cello. Hengeveld was an able interpreter and performer of the music of Bach for piano and harpsichord. He gave regular concerts in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Some of his concerts were captured on record. Hengeveld was a professor at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. Amongst his students was Dutch pianist and musicologist Frans Bouwman.Hengeveld died in 2001 at the age of 90, in ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1910-2001)