Otto Ketting

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Otto Ketting (born September 3, 1935 in Amsterdam , † December 13, 2012 in The Hague ) was a Dutch composer .

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 .

In 1963 his Concertino for symphony orchestra and jazz quintet was premiered with the Diamond Five by Cees Slinger and the Concertgebouw Orkest .

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