Cor de Groot

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Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
May 26, 1993 (78)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
May 26, 1993 (78)

About

A nervous disorder in his right hand prompted him to create left-handed arrangements of over 80 pieces.

Before Fame

He took piano from Egbert Veen and Ulferts Schults and studied composition and conducting with Sem Dresden.

Trivia

He was an advocate of contemporary Dutch music, especially after becoming musical director of the Dutch Broadcasting Foundation.

Family Life

He died where he had been born: in Amsterdam.

Associated With

He and Patricia Paay, both from the Netherlands, became known for their contributions to the musical arts.