Erik van der Wurff

Dutch composer, pianist and conductor

Erik van der Wurff (9 July 1945 – 22 September 2014) was a Dutch pianist, composer, arranger, producer and conductor. He worked on mostly the soundtracks and as a composer for many movies and television shows. He was mainly worked between 1977 and 2003. He also made acting appearances in two Dutch television shows in 1977 and 1980.

Van der Wurff in November 1979.


Van der Wurff was born in De Bilt, Utrecht. In 2009, he was given the Order of the Netherlands Lion.

Van der Wurff died from cancer on 22 September 2014 in Soest, near Amersfoort, Utrecht, aged 69.[1]


  1. "Erik van der Wurff overleden" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 23 September 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.

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