Amsterdam, 20 April 1881
Den Haag, 31 July 1957
 
Sonata no.1
1916
movements:
1. Modérément animé
2. Tranquille et légèrement soutenu
3. Vif et impétueux
duration; about 16’30;
publisher: Senart, Paris 1922;
first performance: Arnhem, January 14th 1918,
by Thomas Canivez and Sem Dresden.
 
Sonata no.2
1942
movements:
1. Allegro molto
2. Allegro agitato
3. Poco lento – Allegro con fuoco – Poco lento
duration: about 22′;
publisher: Donemus, Amsterdam 1947.
 
At the moment, Geert van den Dungen is preparing an article on Sem Dresden which will be published in 2015 by the Leo Smit Foundation and Amsterdam University Press. The results of his research will, when published, also be used here.
 
www.semdresden.org
 
recording: see CD’s
 
(december 25th, 2014)

Composers

Alkema, Henk

Harlingen, 20 November 1944
Utrecht, 4 August 2011

Appy, Ernest

Den Haag, 25 oktober 1834
Kansas City, 2 augustus 1895

Badings, Henk

Bandoeng (Java), 17 January 1907
Maarheeze, 26 June 1987

Bijvanck, Henk

Koedoes (Java), 6 November 1909
Heemstede, 5 September 1969

Bouman, Antoon

‘s Hertogenbosch, 18 October 1854
Wassenaar, 23 March 1906

Bunge, Sas

Amsterdam, 19 July 1924
Utrecht, 17 July 1980

Dispa, Robert

Sint-Pieters-Leeuw (België), 19 September 1929
Hengelo (O), 6 March 2003

Dunkler, Emile

Den Haag, 20 August 1838 (?)
Den Haag (?), 6 February 1871

Frid, Géza

Máramarossziget (Hongarije, thans Roemenië), 25 january 1904
Beverwijk, 13 September 1989

Godron, Hugo

Amsterdam, 22 November 1900
Zoelmond, 6 December 1971

Kes, Willem

Dordrecht, 16 February 1856
München, 22 February 1934

Ketting, Otto

Amsterdam, 3 September 1935
Den Haag, 13 December 2012

Lilien, Ignace

Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukrain), 29 May 1897
Den Haag, 10 May 1964

Mul, Jan

Haarlem, 20 September 1911
Haarlem, 30 December 1971

Osieck, Hans

Amsterdam, 25 January 1910
Bloemendaal, 22 June 2000

Stam, Henk

Utrecht, 26 September 1922
Suawoude, 9 December 2002

Witte, G. H.

Utrecht, 16 November 1843
Essen (D), 3 February 1929