Anthon van der Horst

The Dutch organist, conductor, pedagogue, and composer, Anthon [Anton] van der Horst, studied with de Pauw (piano, Prix d'Excellence for organ, 1919) and Zweers (composition) at the Amsterdam Conservatory.

Anthon van der Horst was organist of Amsterdam's Grande Eglise Wallonne (1915-1918) and English Reformed Church (1918-1941), Hilversum's Netherlands's Protestant League (1944-1955), and Naarden's Grote Kerk (1955-1964).
Horst taught at the Amsterdam Muzieklyceum (1922-1927) and Conservatory (1935-1965). He conducted various choral groups and was conductor of Nederlandse Bachvereniging (the Netherlands Bach Society) of Amsterdam from 1931.

In some of whiz organ and piano pieces, Anthon van der Horst adopted Pijper's scales, which he called "modus conjunctus"

Year / Artwork Title Importance Medium
1953-1954 Chorus : La nuit : on texts by Charles Péguy 6 LP
Comments:
Choir
Residentie Orkest cond. Anthon Medveczky
1962 R'eflexions sonores, opus 99 6 LP
Comments:
Residentie Orkest cond. Hans Vonk