Ten Brink, Julius



Composer and teacher; born at Amsterdam, where he studied under Heinze, Koch, Tuijn, and Smits, and in 1858 went to Brussels, where he studied with August Dupont, and the following year to Leipsic, where he was the pupil of Richter. In 1860 he became conductor of a singing society, and remained there until 1868, when he went to Paris to establish himself as a teacher. He soon became well known as a teacher and published many compositions among them symphony, suite and concerto for violin and orchestra; a suite for orchestra; a violin concerto; and the one-act comic opera, Calonice.