Dijk, Jan van
- Harrison Ryker
(b Oostzaan, June 4, 1918). Dutch composer and teacher. He studied the piano with Jaap Callenbach and composition with Pijper (1936–46) at the Rotterdam Conservatory. A musical populist at heart, he has written copiously (nearly 1000 opus numbers) in virtually every genre. He was theory and composition teacher at the Brabant Conservatory, Tilburg (...