Henriette van den Boorn-Coclet

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Henriette van den Boorn-Coclet (15 Jan 1866 – 6 March 1945) was a Belgian composer. She was born in Liege, Belgium and studied at the Liège Conservatory with Jean-Théodore Radoux and Sylvain Dupuis. After completing her education, she took a position teaching harmony at the Conservatory.[1] She won the Prix de Rome in 1895.[2] She died in Liege.


Boorn-Coclet composed for orchestra, chamber ensemble, songs and piano.[3] Selected works include:

  • Sonata for violin, 1907
  • Symphonie in F, 1904


  1. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Pedigo, Alan Pedigo (1995). International encyclopedia of violin-keyboard sonatas and composers. 
  3. ^ Hixon, Donald L.; Hennessee, Don A. (1993). Women in music: an encyclopedic biobibliography: Volume 2.