Roepman, Johanna

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".

Family
• Husband: Bordewijk, Ferdinand (1914-1965)

Images

The grave of Ferdinand Bordewijk at the Oud Eik en Duinen Cemetery, The Hague.
Picture by Androom (03 Aug 2007)

 

The grave of Ferdinand Bordewijk at the Oud Eik en Duinen Cemetery, The Hague.
Picture by Androom (03 Aug 2007)

 

Sources
Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman - Wikipedia


Roger-Miles, Léon

Published: 03 Nov 2013
Last update: 02 Feb 2022