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Oude Kerk

  • Also Known As: Oude Sint-Nicolaaskerk

  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

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Oude Kerk


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1300/00/00 Oude Kerk is built
1580/00/00 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Work By 1580, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck becomes a permanent organist at Saint Nicholas, Amsterdam.
1600/00/00 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Composer "Organ works" Psalms From Geneva (album)
1621/10/20 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck In Memoriam Jan Sweelinck is buried in the eastern ambulatory of Sint-Nicolaaskerk in Amsterdam to the chiming of the large bell (grave number 99).
1642/06/19 Rembrandt van Rijn Widower Rembrandt van Rijn buries his wife, Saskia van Uylenburgh, at Oude Kerk
1643/10/07 Kiliaen van Rensselaer (merchant) Died Kiliaen van Rensselaer dies. Although his death date is uncertain, a memorial in the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam says he was buried in the church on 7 October 1643.
1670/09/16 Pieter Janszoon Sweelinck Died Pieter Janszoon Sweelinck dies in Amsterdam. He is buried at the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Particulars for Oude Kerk:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Architectural Style Gothic
Era Medieval Europe
Musical Instrument Organ
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Building Attribute Stained Glass

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