Thom de Klerk

Conductor

1912 – 1966

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Who was Thom de Klerk?

Thom de Klerk. Dutch bassoonist, double reed maker, music teacher, conductor and music director. Thom de Klerk was the first solo bassoonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra from 1935 until 1966. He was successful with the directors Willem Mengelberg, Eduard van Beinum and Bernard Haitink. Guest directors like Eugen Jochum, Arturo Toscanini and Pierre Monteux made special requests for his presence in the orchestra.

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Born
May 10, 1912
Netherlands
Died
Oct 13, 1966

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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