Theodoor Verhey, Dutch composer who lived from 1848 to 1929. He studied at the Koninklijke Muziekschool in The Hague, and later in Berlin. There is a strong German influence in his work. He later taught piano and music theory at the Conservatory in Rotterdam. He composed operas, soloconcerts (most notably a flute concerto), and a variety of chamber music. He also wrote works for choir, among them a Missa sollemnis and a Te Deum.