Posts Tagged: Amsterdam

At mortal risk to herself, Tina Strobos hid more than 100 Jews in her Amsterdam house

RYE, N.Y. – Tina Strobos, a psychiatry student who joined the Dutch underground during World War II and helped save the lives of more than 100 Jews by giving them refuge on the upper floor of her Amsterdam rowhouse, died

At mortal risk to herself, Tina Strobos hid more than 100 Jews in her Amsterdam house

RYE, N.Y. – Tina Strobos, a psychiatry student who joined the Dutch underground during World War II and helped save the lives of more than 100 Jews by giving them refuge on the upper floor of her Amsterdam rowhouse, died

Dutch choreographer Rudi van Dantzig, 78, staged ballet for his friend, Rudolf Nureyev

AMSTERDAM – The choreographer and director Rudi van Dantzig, who has died of cancer aged 78, played a major role in the development of classical ballet in the Netherlands. He also had a second career, which developed later in his

Dutch choreographer Rudi van Dantzig, 78, staged ballet for his friend, Rudolf Nureyev

AMSTERDAM – The choreographer and director Rudi van Dantzig, who has died of cancer aged 78, played a major role in the development of classical ballet in the Netherlands. He also had a second career, which developed later in his

Nicol Williamson, ‘the greatest actor since Marlon Brando,’ dies nearly broke in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – Barely three months after Inadmissible Evidence, the John Osborne play that made his name, was revived in London, Nicol Williamson has died, aged 73, in Holland. The colourful Scot – who was described by Osborne as the greatest

Nicol Williamson, ‘the greatest actor since Marlon Brando,’ dies nearly broke in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – Barely three months after Inadmissible Evidence, the John Osborne play that made his name, was revived in London, Nicol Williamson has died, aged 73, in Holland. The colourful Scot – who was described by Osborne as the greatest

Eschewing orchestras, harpsichordist Gustav Leonhardt, 83, played Bach cleanly, simply

  AMSTERDAM – Gustav Leonhardt, who has died aged 83, was a Dutch harpsichordist and conductor and a pioneer of the early music movement; he brought to post-war Europe a new understanding of how the music of Johann Sebastian Bach

Eschewing orchestras, harpsichordist Gustav Leonhardt, 83, played Bach cleanly, simply

  AMSTERDAM – Gustav Leonhardt, who has died aged 83, was a Dutch harpsichordist and conductor and a pioneer of the early music movement; he brought to post-war Europe a new understanding of how the music of Johann Sebastian Bach