Emmy Wegener

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Emmy Heil Frensel-Wegener (14 June 1901 in Amsterdam – 11 January 1973) was a Dutch violinist, pianist, poet and composer, the daughter of composer Bertha Frensel Wegener-Koopman and Jolen Frensel-Wegener. Wegener studied music at the Conservatory in Amsterdam and later continued her studies with Sam Dresden.[1][2]


Wegener composed works for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano and voice in a dissonant, neo-classical style. Selected works include:

  • Twee Stuken voor Piano Solo (1948)
  • Sextet (1927)
  • Donumus (1949)


  1. ^ Dees, Pamela Youngdahl (2004). A Guide to Piano Music by Women Composers: Women born after 1900. p. 256. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Stanley; Tyrrell, John (2001). The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, Volume 9. Grove. Retrieved 11 November 2010.