Amans, Jan (John) Cornelius 28.may.1884-21.apr.1958 Netherlands, Amsterdam - Austria, Vienna
flutist, studied flute with Toussaint Demond at Den Haag Conservatory, 1907-1911 flutist of the Helsinki Philharmonic, 1911-1919 Vienna Philharmonic, 1919-1923 Dresden Philharmonic, 2.sep.1923 emigrated to the USA, New York City, 1923-1942 flutist of the New York Philharmonic (using a William S Haynes solid gold flute), 1944-1945 flutist of the Indianapolis Symphony, 12.jan.1931 naturalized American, 1925-1950 flute teacher at his private studio in New York City, 1942-1958 at 200 West 54th Street while residing at 1351 Fteley Avenue in Bronx, while he was on a visit with his wife to Vienna he died after an attack at Sanatorium Purkersdorf ; son of bassoonist/conductor Cornelius Amans and Berthe Numan ; 2.apr.1911 in Vienna he married violinist Irene Flora Swarz (Poland, Warsaw 1.apr.1890-20.dec.1970 Vienna)

Title Parts

[] Vocalise. Flute and piano
music Sergey Rachmaninov (Romansy for voice and piano), arranged by Amans
pub Carl Fischer, New York 1932

[] Nocturne. Flute and piano
music Jean Sibelius (incidental music for Belsazars gastabud), arranged by Amans
pub Carl Fischer, New York 1932

[] Melodie. Flute, violin, clarinet, saxophone and piano
music Piotr Illich Tchaikovsky (Souvenir d'un lieu cher for violin and piano), arranged by Amans
pub David Gornston, New York 1937

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