Johannes van Bree
1801 - 1857
The Netherlands
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J.B. van Bree
Johannes Bernardus [Johannes] van Bree (29/01/1801 - 14/02/1857), a Dutch composer, conductor and director of several institutes. Pupil of Jan Georg Bertelman. He was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and died in Amsterdam.
Author:Theo Willemze
Source:Componistenlexicon and
Missa pro Defunctis
Period:Early Romanticism
Composed in:1848
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Important requiem composers in the 19th century include Aiblinger, Andrevi y Castellar, Bochsa, Van Bree, Canetti, Catelani, Coccia, Fétis, Goss, Gounod, Habert, Mabellini, Meyerbeer, Neukomm, Pacini, Reinecke, Reissinger and Rheinberger.
Author:James W. Pruett
Source:The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
Missa pro defunctis for 3 voices and organ (1848).
Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003