Hofland Leber, Sieglinde (pseud: Linda Bandara) (fem) 15.may.1881-27.jun.1960 Indonesia Java, Kendal Kaliwungu near Semarang - Austria, Vienna
pianist, studied music with her mother who had been a pupil of Gustav Nottebohm, Friedrich von Hausegger and Anton Bruckner, 1898-1908 she finished her studies privately with Joseph Marx and Gustav Mahler in Vienna then returned to Java where she became interested in Javanese music as an art at the palace of the sultan of Surakarta, 1921 she traveled with princess Raden Adjeng Mirjam to the Netherlands, Amsterdam, then went to Vienna, 1924 her husband was owner of the Gesiekan sugar factory in Yogyakarta, 13.sep.1924 the sultan of Yogyakarta honored her, for the creation of a notation system for Javanese music, with a very large gamelan which she offered to the Vienna State Opera where it was used the same year in Wagner's Parsifal, 1932-1943 she lived with her husband at Teylingerhorstlaan 7 in Wassenaar Netherlands, 1943 she settled in Vienna, 1954 residing at 10 Biraghigasse, 6.oct.1953 she gave a lecture on Javanese music for the Geistigschaffende Musikverein in Vienna, her last known activity was a publication on Javanese music in 1955 ; daughter of physician Johann Leber (Austria, Niedersulz 2.aug.1847-1920 Ulm) and Antonia Teutschmann (Austria, Pettau 1.jul.1849-30.jun.1919 Graz) ; 23.mar.1912 she married the dutch Jan Jacob Hofland (Indonesia, Banjarmasin 2.may.1880-7.oct.1942 Netherlands, Wassenaar) who 1901-1930 set up the sugar industry for the whole of Java and gained a benefactor status there ; son Johan Martinus Anton Hofland (Java, Maospati 30.may.1914-29.feb.1992 France, Bormes)

Title Parts

[] Tropennacht. Orchestra. 1898
[] Flirt. Orchestra. 1906
[] Fanatica. Orchestra. 1907
[] Symphony no5. 1910 rev1937
[] Emden. Orchestra. 1915
[] Drei altjavanische lieder. Voice and 2 pianos. 1920
nach originalen aus dem furstliche Paku-Alamischen Archiv fur singstimme und 2 klaviere gesetzt von Linda Bandara
pub Intern. Gesellschaft fur neue Musik, Austria
[] 1 - Semboong gilang (introduction for 2 pianos)
[] 2 - Pisangbali
[] 3 - Puspowarno
[] 4 - Subo kastowo
[] Javanese symphony. 1921
won a first prize in a competition of the Java Institute Yogyakarta
until 1924 performed every year in Yogyakarta and later in Vienna

[] Landliche stimmungsbilder (Symphony no6). Symphonic poem. Orchestra and gamelan ensemble
Wiener Philharmoniker / Franz Schalk. Vienna 12mar1922
[] 1 - Spatmond
[] 2 - Vogel
[] 3 - Sturm
[] Rural mood pictures from Java (Landliche stimmungsbilder). Orchestra with original Javanese gambang and gendher (both instruments of the gamelan family)
on the repertoire of the London Philharmonic Orchestra for the 1922 Season

[] Die gestorte siesta. Pantomime. Staatsoper, Vienna 1923
[] Drei Lieder fur eine singstimme und klavier. 1925
words Richard Dehmel
pub Schlesinger, Berlin 1927
[] 1 - Am Ufer
[] 2 - Nachtliche frage
[] 3 - Sommer
[] Waldkonigs sohn. Pantomime. 1927
[] 4 Orchestral songs. Alto, gamelan, string quintet and winds. 1937 [] 1 - Der vollmond. words Max Dauthendey
[] 2 - Sehnsucht. words Noto Soeroto
[] 3 - Traumesgang. words Rabindranath Tagore
[] 1 - Trunkenheit. words Rabindranath Tagore
[] Fruhlingslied. Orchestra. 1938
[] Schwanenlied. Orchestra. 1945
[] Ferne heimat. Orchestra. 1951
[] Symphony "Der Groll". 1954
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