Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Music of the Netherlands AntillesWhy Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jan Brokken

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461855

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2016

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 22 May 2019

Shon May and Shon Max

Shon May and Shon Max

(p.95) 17 Shon May and Shon Max
The Music of the Netherlands Antilles

Jan Brokken

University Press of Mississippi

The chapter tells the story of Max Henríquez and his wife May Henríquez-Álvarez Correa, patrons of the arts, especially music of Curacao. It discusses their dealings with Amsterdam art museums and commissioning piece of music by local composers and a discussion of the creole language spoken in the Netherlands Antilles, Papiamentu.

Keywords:   Ashkenazi refugees, Curacao Museum, Papiamentu, Carl Sandburg, Stedelijk Museum

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.