Jan Albert van Eijken

Musical Artist

1823 – 1868

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Who was Jan Albert van Eijken?

Jan Albert van Eijken was a Dutch composer and organist. He studied with his father, the town organist and then at the Leipzig Conservatorium in 1845-46. His younger brother was the better known Gerrit Jan van Eijken who later lived in London. Eijken's 1853 book of organ chorales was one of the first Dutch organ books to include introductions to psalms.

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Born
Apr 29, 1823
Amersfoort
Died
Sep 24, 1868
Elberfeld

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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