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Ghinste, Peter van der (1789 - 1861), composer

Eric Blom

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Courtrai, 1789; d Courtrai, 21 Oct 1861). Flemish composer. He was maître de chapelle at Courtrai Cathedral. In 1810 his opera, Het pruisisch soldatenkwartier, one of the first with a Flemish libretto, was produced in his native town. Among his compositions are also two masses, a requiem, an Ave Maria with orchestra, a Regina coeli for three voices and organ, 12 easy piano pieces, and other works.

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