Tours, Bartholomeus 10.aug.1797-12.mar.1864 Netherlands, Rotterdam - Rotterdam
violinist, organist, conductor, studied music with his father, 1813 appointed organist of the Nieuwekerk in Rotterdam, 1830 on the death of Jan Robbers 13.jun.1830 appointed organist of the Grote of Sint Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, 1820-1842 co-founder/director of the Eruditia Musica society which organized chamber music concerts in Rotterdam, conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, 1850 teacher violin of the Muziekschool van de Maatschappij tot Bevordering der Toonkunst ; son and 12th child of organist/composer Jacob Tours (Rotterdam 5.jan.1760-12.aug.1811 Rotterdam) and Antoinetta Hardenberg (1762-23.may.1803 Rotterdam) ; 20.nov.1833 in Rotterdam he married Jeanne Hermine van Heel (Rotterdam 10.aug.1804-3.jul.1887 Rotterdam) ; son organist/composer Bartholomeus 'Berthold' Tours (Rotterdam 17.dec.1838-11.mar.1897 London Fulham)

Title Parts

[] Wals (Valse) in Bes gr. t. (B flat major)
pub L. Plattner, Delftschevaart, Rotterdam c1828
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[] Hoop en verwachting. Nieuwe-Jaars wals, voor de pianoforte
pub L. Plattner, Delftschevaart, Rotterdam 1 January 1833

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