It is no exaggeration to say that Henk de Wit was among the most versatile, and in many ways , most influential bassoonist our country has seen. Apart from his reputation as an excellent and much sought-after bassoonist , he was a popular teacher, a skilled repairman, appraiser of woodwinds, and a living treasury of all there was in publications for and about the bassoon.

And last-but-not-least to mention, he was a collector. But he was not just simply a “collector”- Henk de Wit collected bassoons and everything to do with the instrument.. Read more