Royal Conservatory of Brussels
Starting its activity in 1813, the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles) received its official name in 1832. Since, Royal Conservatory of Brussels is the main drama and mus...
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Edwin Grasse
Edwin Grasse (13 August 1884 – 8 April 1954) was an American violinist, organist and composer. Among his compositions were orchestral works, including a symphony and a violin concerto, and much ...
Eugène Ysaÿe
Eugène Ysaÿe ([øʒɛn iza.i]; 16 July 1858 – 12 May 1931) was a Belgian violinist, composer and conductor. He was regarded as "The King of the Violin", or, as Nathan Milstein put it, the ...
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Steve Houben
Steve Houben is a Belgian jazz saxophonist and flutist. He was born in 1950. In the mid-1970s, he attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Houben created on his return to Belgium the jazz s...
Henri Vieuxtemps
Henri François Joseph Vieuxtemps (French: ɑ̃ʁi fʁɑ̃swa ʒɔzɛf vjøtɑ̃; 17 February 1820 – 6 June 1881) was a Belgian composer and violinist. He occupies an important place in the hist...
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André Dumortier
André Dumortier (1 October 1910, in Comines, Belgium – 3 September 2004, in Tournai) was a Belgian pianist.He participated in the Concours Eugène Ysaye (future Queen Elisabeth Music Competition)...
Charles Auguste de Bériot
Charles Auguste de Bériot (20 February 1802 – 8 April 1870) was a Belgian violinist and composer.
Born in Leuven, where there is now a street named in his honour, he moved to France...
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Alma Moodie
Alma Templeton Moodie (12 September 1898 –7 March 1943) was an Australian violinist who established an excellent reputation in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. She was regarded as the foremost fem...
Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens
Jacques-Nicolas (Jaak-Nicolaas) Lemmens (3 January 1823 – 30 January 1881), was an organist and composer for his instrument.
Born at Zoerle-Parwijs, near Westerlo, Belgium, Lemmens took lesso...
Wim Mertens
Wim Mertens (born 14 May 1953) is a Flemish Belgian composer, countertenor vocalist, pianist, guitarist, and musicologist.
Mertens was born in Neerpelt, Belgium. He studied social and political sc...
Joseph Alfidi
Joseph Alfidi (May 28, 1949 – February 2, 2015) was an American pianist, composer, and conductor and initially a child prodigy. He was born in Yonkers, New York as the son of American-born parents of...
Juliusz Zarębski
Juliusz Zarębski (3 March 1854 – 15 September 1885) was a Polish composer and pianist. Some of his manuscripts have been found in the National Library of Poland (BN).
Juliusz Zarebs...
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Henryk Wieniawski
Henryk Wieniawski ([vinˈjafski]; 10 July 1835 – 31 March 1880) was a Polish violinist and composer.
Henryk Wieniawski was born in Lublin, Congress Poland. His father, Tobiasz Pietruszka (Wo...
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Young-ja Lee
Young-ja Lee (born 4 June 1931) is a South Korean music educator and composer. She is considered the most important Korean woman composer of our time.
Born in Wonju, she studied at Ewha Womans Uni...
Arthur De Greef
Arthur De Greef (10 October 1862 – 29 August 1940) was a Belgian pianist and composer.
Born in Louvain, he won first prize in a local music composition when he was only 11, and subs...
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César Franck
César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (10 December 1822 – 8 November 1890) was a composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his adult life.He was born at Liège, in ...
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Oskar Back
Oskar Back (9 June 1879 – 3 January 1963) was a noted Austrian-born Dutch classical violinist and pedagogue. He taught at the Amsterdam Conservatory for 42 years, and also had a signifi...
Jeanne Stark-Iochmans
Jeanne Stark-Iochmans is a Belgian classical pianist.
Stark-Iochmans was born in Belgium and graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with the highest marks in the previous twenty years....
Wieland Kuijken
Wieland Kuijken (born Dilbeek, 31 August 1938) is a Belgian musician and player of the viola da gamba and baroque cello.Kuijken started his career in music in 1952 with the Brussels Alariusensemble of...
Louis Brassin
Louis Brassin (24 June 1840 – 17 May 1884) was a Belgian pianist, composer and music educator. He is best known now for his piano transcription of the Magic Fire Music from Wagner's Di...
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César Thomson
César Thomson (18 March 1857 – 21 August 1931) was a Belgian violinist, teacher and composer.
He was born in Liège in 1857. At age seven, he entered the Liège Conservatory of Music, and stu...
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André Souris
André Souris ([suʁi]; 10 July 1899 – 12 February 1970) was a Belgian composer, conductor, musicologist, and writer associated with the surrealist movement.
Souris was born in Marchienne-au-Pont, B...
Sigiswald Kuijken
Sigiswald Kuijken ([ˌsiɣɪsʋɑlt ˈkœykən]; born 16 February 1944) is a Belgian violinist, violist, and conductor known for playing on authentic instruments.
Kuijken was born in Dilbeek, near Brussel...
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Stefan Askenase
Stefan Askenase (10 July 1896 – 18 October 1985) was a Polish-Belgian classical pianist and pedagogue.
Askenase was born in Lemberg. At the age of five he began playing the piano wi...
Léon van Hout
Léon van Hout (28 November 1864 in Liège – 23 November 1945 in Brussels) was a Belgian violist and music educator.From 1888 to 1894 van Hout was the violist of the Ysaÿe Quartet along with cellist Jos...
Igor Oistrakh
Igor Oistrakh (Ukrainian: Ігор Давидович Ойстрах; Russian: И́горь Дави́дович О́йстрах; born April 27, 1931) is a Ukrainian violinist.
He was born in Odessa, Ukraine (then part of the Sovie...
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Alain Crépin
Alain Crepin (born 28 February 1954) is a Belgian saxophonist, composer, music educator and conductor.Crepin was born in Mettet near Dinant. He began his studies for saxophone, cello and piano at the ...
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