|COMPOSER (THE NETHERLANDS)|
BORN 4 Aug 1892, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland - DIED 8 Oct 1971, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland|
BIRTH NAME Roepman, Johanna Suzanna Hendrina
GRAVE LOCATION Den Haag, Zuid-Holland: Oud Eik en Duinen, Laan van Eik en Duinen (A2 1-2948)
Johanna Roepman educated herself as a composer. She created works for orchestra, choir and piano. In 1914 she married the lawyer and author F. Bordewijk. They had a son, Robert, and a daughter, Nina.
Bordewijk wrote the libretto for her opera "Rontonde" (1941). During the 1940s and 1950s her compositions were the most successful. She received many commisions and in 1943 she received a prize issued by the Dutch State for "Sonate".
Husband: Bordewijk, Ferdinand (1914-1965)
Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman - Wikipedia