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Cornelis Wilhelmus De Groot

composer , pianist

Cornelis Wilhelmus De Groot, Dutch pianist, composer. Recipient prize Internat Piano Competition, Vienna, 1936. Member Robert Casadesus Association France, Sergei Rachmaninoff Society Paris.; Club: Rotary.

Background

Groot, Cornelis Wilhelmus De was born on July 7, 1914 in Amsterdam. Son of Cornelis and Elisabeth (Leemhuis) De Groot.

Education

Graduate cum laude, Amsterdam Conservatory of Music, 1932.

Career

Professor piano Royal Conservatory at the Hague, 1938-1947. Composer numerous piano, orchestra and chamber music pieces.

Works

  • Composer numerous piano, orchestra and chamber music pieces.

Membership

Member Robert Casadesus Association France, Sergei Rachmaninoff Society Paris. Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Cornelia de Haan, February 20, 1936. 1 child, Frédéric Johan.

father:
Cornelis Groot

mother:
Elisabeth (Leemhuis) De Groot

spouse:
Cornelia de Haan

child:
Frédéric Johan Groot