Johann Wilhelm Wilms

Johann Wilhelm Wilms Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    30th March 1772
  • Died
    19th July 1847
  • Birthplace

Johann Wilhelm Wilms was a Dutch-German composer, best known for setting the poem Wien Neêrlands Bloed to music, which served as the Dutch national anthem from 1815 to 1932. Wilms was born in Witzhelden near Solingen. After lessons from his father and oldest brother in piano and composition, Wilms studied flute on his own. He moved to Amsterdam in 1791 where he played flute in two orchestras and was soloist in Mozart and Beethoven piano concertos, giving them their Dutch premieres.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Flute Concerto, Op.24 Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Overture in D major Overture Orchestra
The Battle of Waterloo Piano piece Piano
Piano Quartet in C major, Op.22 Quartet Chamber group
Sonata for Piano Four Hands, Op.7 Sonata Piano 4 hands
Sonata for Piano Four Hands, Op.41 Sonata Piano 4 hands
Symphony in C major, Op.9 Symphony Orchestra