Klaas Bolt

Organist, Musical Artist

1927 – 1990

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Who was Klaas Bolt?

Klaas Bolt was a Dutch organist and improviser. He taught improvisation at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam, where Masaaki Suzuki was among his students. Bolt was a proponent of the use of slow tempi when playing hymns. He played many hymns at his weekly evening hymn sings, which drew substantial audiences. He would typically improvise the hymn introductions at these events.

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Born
Mar 6, 1927
Also known as
  • Bolt, Klaas
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Died
Apr 11, 1990

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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