His father was the Dutch composer, pianist, conductor and music critic Piet Ketting . Otto Ketting first studied at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag and then with Karl Amadeus Hartmann in Munich. From 1967 to 1971 he was professor at the Rotterdam Conservatory . He has written four symphonies, operas, chamber music, ballet music and film music, including for several films by the Dutch director Bert Haanstra .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Dutch composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 3, 1935|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Amsterdam|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 13, 2012|
|Place of death||The hague|