About the Composer

A Short Biographical Note

J.M. Suijkerbuijk taught himself to read and write music at the age of eleven. He studied musicology at the university of Utrecht, graduated in 1984.

As a student, J.M. Suijkerbuijk developed his own compositorial language, a form of tonal centre-based music that appears both alien and familiar.

Most of his early works have gone lost.

J.M. Suijkerbuijk is associated with the Stichting Limburgse Componisten (Foundation for Limburgian Composers).

He declines all prizes and awards on principle.

Read more on the Biography page

External Links

Mentions of the composer and examples of his music elsewhere on the world wide web:

International Music Score Library Project - compositions in the Petrucci Music Library
link: imslp.org

Muziekencyclopedie - entry in the Dutch music encyclopedia by Beeld en Geluid
link: muziekencyclopedie.nl

Music Encyclopedia - entry in the English music encyclopedia by Beeld en Geluid
link: en.muziekencyclopedie.nl

Online Computer Library Center - identity in the World Library Catalog
link: worldcat.org

Virtual International Authority File
link: viaf.org

Stichting Limburgse Componisten - page at the Limburgian Composers’ Foundation
link: limburgsecomponisten.nl

Entry in the Dutch Wikipedia
link: wikipedia.nl

Entry in the German Wikipedia
link: wikipedia.de

Music by the composer on YouTube
link: youtube.com

Music by the composer on SoundCloud
link: soundcloud.com