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Reinbert de Leeuw

Country of origin: Netherlands
Birthday: September 8, 1938

About Reinbert de Leeuw

Reinbert de Leeuw, born 1938 in Amsterdam. Studied piano and composition with Kees van Baaren at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Director of the Schönberg Ensemble since 1974; collaborations with many prominent ensembles. Artistic director, Tanglewood Festival, 1994–98. Has worked closely with the Schönberg and Asko Ensemble at the Muziekgebouw Amsterdam since 1997–98. Sikkens-Preis (1991), 3M-Muzieklaureaat (1992), honorary doctorate from Utrecht University (1994), Knight of the Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw (2008).