Aaltje Noordewier-Reddingius

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Aaltje Noordewier-Reddingius (1 September 1868, Deurne – 6 April 1949, Hilversum) was a noted Dutch classical soprano who had an active performance career in the concert repertoire from 1888 up into the 1930s. She was also a celebrated voice teacher.[1] From 1886-1890 she studied at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. In 1893 she married painter Michiel Noordewier.

She was a mentor to singers such as Aafje Heynis and Laurens Bogtman.

Asteroid 677 Aaltje is named in her honour.

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