97 Notable alumni of
Erasmus University College, Brussels

Erasmus University College, Brussels is 644th in the world, 227th in Europe, and 6th in Belgium by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 97 notable alumni from Erasmus University College, Brussels sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. André Rieu

    André Rieu
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    record producerviolinistconductormusic arranger
    Biography

    André Léon Marie Nicolas Rieu is a Dutch violinist and conductor best known for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra.

  2. Lara Fabian

    Lara Fabian
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    singerrecording artistsinger-songwritermusician
    Biography

    Lara Sophie Katy Crokaert, better known as Lara Fabian, is a Canadian-Belgian singer, songwriter, musician, actress and producer. She has sold over 20 million records worldwide as of 2021 and is one of the best-selling Belgian artists of all time.

  3. Adolphe Sax

    Adolphe Sax
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1814-1894 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    music pedagogueinventormusical instrument makeruniversity teachermusician
    Biography

    Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax was a Belgian inventor and musician who created the saxophone in the early 1840s, patenting it in 1846. He also invented the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba. He played the flute and clarinet.

  4. مهدی گندی

    مهدی گندی
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    television actortheatrical directorfilm actor
    Biography

    Mehdi Dehbi is a Belgian actor and theatre director, known for his roles in La Folle Histoire d'amour de Simon Eskenazy (2009, English title: He is My Girl), L'Infiltré (2011), Le Fils de l'Autre (2012, English title: The Other Son), Mary Queen of Scots (2013), and A Most Wanted Man (2014). In 2020, he played the title role in the Netflix series Messiah.

  5. Isaac Albéniz

    Isaac Albéniz
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1860-1909 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    composervirtuosopianistconductorclassical pianist
    Biography

    Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish Catalan virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor. He is one of the foremost composers of the Post-Romantic era who also had a significant influence on his contemporaries and younger composers. He is best known for his piano works based on Spanish folk music idioms.

  6. Alexandra David-Néel

    Alexandra David-Néel
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1868-1969 (aged 101)
    Occupations
    singerexploreranthropologistwriterdiarist
    Biography

    Alexandra David-Néel was a Belgian–French explorer, spiritualist, Buddhist, anarchist, opera singer, and writer. She is most known for her 1924 visit to Lhasa, Tibet, when it was forbidden to foreigners. David-Néel wrote over 30 books about Eastern religion, philosophy, and her travels, including Magic and Mystery in Tibet, which was published in 1929. Her teachings influenced the beat writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, the popularisers of Eastern philosophy Alan Watts and Ram Dass, and the esotericist Benjamin Creme.

  7. Marius Petipa

    Marius Petipa
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1818-1910 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    ballet masterballet dancerteacherdancerchoreographer
    Biography

    Marius Ivanovich Petipa, born Victor Marius Alphonse Petipa (11 March 1818 – 14 July [O.S. 1 July] 1910), was a French ballet dancer, pedagogue and choreographer. Petipa is one of the most influential ballet masters and choreographers in ballet history.

  8. Veerle Baetens

    Veerle Baetens
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actorperforming artiststage actorsingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Veerle Baetens is a Belgian actress and singer probably best known for her role as Elise/Alabama in The Broken Circle Breakdown and as lead detective Hannah Maes in the crime drama Code 37. She has also starred in numerous Flemish movies.

  9. Lubna Azabal

    Lubna Azabal
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    screenwriteractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lubna Azabal is a Belgian actress of Moroccan―Spanish descent.

  10. Virginie Hocq

    Virginie Hocq
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Virginie Hocq is a Belgian actress and comedian.

  11. Charles-Marie Widor

    Charles-Marie Widor
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1844-1937 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    classical composermusic criticuniversity teacherorganistteacher
    Biography

    Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor was a French organist, composer and teacher, most notable for his ten organ symphonies, of the mid-Romantic era. His Toccata from the fifth organ symphony has become one of the best known and most often performed work for organ.

  12. Dimitri Mitropoulos

    Dimitri Mitropoulos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1896-1960 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    composerconductorpianist
    Biography

    Dimitri Mitropoulos was a Greek conductor, pianist, and composer.

  13. Marianne Basler

    Marianne Basler
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Marianne Basler is a French actress. She appeared in more than eighty films since 1980.

  14. Arthur Grumiaux

    Arthur Grumiaux
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1921-1986 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    music pedagoguepianistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Baron Arthur Grumiaux was a Belgian violinist, considered by some to have been "one of the few truly great violin virtuosi of the twentieth century". He has been noted for having a "consistently beautiful tone and flawless intonation". English music critic and broadcaster, Edward Greenfield wrote of him that he was "a master virtuoso who consistently refused to make a show of his technical prowess".

  15. Mélanie De Biasio

    Mélanie De Biasio
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    composerflutistsinger
    Biography

    Mélanie De Biasio is a Belgian jazz singer, flutist and composer.

  16. José van Dam

    José van Dam
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    singeractoropera singermusician
    Biography

    Joseph, Baron Van Damme, known as José van Dam, is a Belgian bass-baritone.

  17. Louis Soutter

    Louis Soutter
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1871-1942 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    drawerpainterviolinist
    Biography

    Louis Adolphe Soutter was a Swiss painter and graphic artist in the Art Brut style, who produced most of his work while under care in a hospice. He also worked as a musician, playing the violin.

  18. Tania Balachova

    Tania Balachova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1902-1973 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Tania Balachova was a French actress and director of Russian origin. After World War II, she would become one of the most influential actor training teachers in France.

  19. Raymond Rouleau

    Raymond Rouleau
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1904-1981 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    actortheatrical directorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Raymond Rouleau was a Belgian actor and film director. He appeared in 49 films between 1928 and 1979. He also directed 22 films between 1932 and 1981. Rouleau studied at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, where he met Tania Balachova. They emigrated to Paris together and collaborated with a variety of directors at the cutting edge of French theatre, including Charles Dullin and Gaston Baty. They married in France and separated in 1940. He subsequently married the actress Françoise Lugagne.

  20. Sigiswald Kuijken

    Sigiswald Kuijken
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    violistuniversity teachercomposerconductormusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Sigiswald Kuijken is a Belgian violinist, violist, and conductor known for playing on period and original instruments.

  21. Viviane De Muynck

    Viviane De Muynck
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    authoractorperforming artisttheatrical directordramaturge
    Biography

    Viviane de Muynck is a Belgian actress. She appeared in more than sixty films since 1982.

  22. Peter Benoit

    Peter Benoit
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1834-1901 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    musicologistconductorcomposerpolitician
    Biography

    Peter Benoit was a Flemish composer of Belgian nationality.

  23. Saule

    Saule
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Enrolled in Erasmus University College, Brussels
    Studied theatre
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Baptiste Lalieu better known as Saule sometimes stylized SAULE in all capital letters, is a Belgian singer-songwriter who has found recognition and chart success with his single "Dusty Men" (featuring Charlie Winston) followed by his album Géant, that includes French music with Anglo-Saxon rock sound and country music influences. He is signed to the "30 février" record label.

  24. Eduardo Fabini

    Eduardo Fabini
    Born in
    Uruguay Flag Uruguay
    Years
    1882-1950 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    teacherviolinistcomposermusician
    Biography

    Eduardo Fabini was a Uruguayan composer and musician.

  25. Jean-Paul Comart

    Jean-Paul Comart
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    television actoractor
    Biography

    Jean-Paul Comart is a Belgian actor best known for his appearances in French film in the 1980s. He has appeared in films, TV and in the theatre.

  26. Madeleine Ozeray

    Madeleine Ozeray
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1908-1989 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Madeleine Ozeray, was a French stage and film actress. She appeared in many films between 1932 and 1980. She is the godmother of theater actor, dancer and singer Frédéric Norbert.

  27. Arnold Dolmetsch

    Arnold Dolmetsch
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1858-1940 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    music theoristluthiermusicologistviolinistmusical instrument maker
    Biography

    Eugène Arnold Dolmetsch, was a French-born musician and instrument maker who spent much of his working life in England and established an instrument-making workshop in Haslemere, Surrey. He was a leading figure in the 20th-century revival of interest in early music.

  28. Richard Hageman

    Richard Hageman
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1882-1966 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    film score composerfilm actorconductorpianist
    Biography

    Richard Hageman was a Dutch-born American conductor, pianist, composer, and actor.

  29. Jean Absil

    Jean Absil
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1893-1974 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagoguemusicologist
    Biography

    Jean Absil was a Belgian composer, organist, and professor at the Brussels Conservatoire.

  30. Paul Viardot

    Paul Viardot
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1857-1941 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    violinistmusicologistconductorcomposer
    Biography

    Paul Viardot was a French violinist and composer who appeared with great success in Paris and London.

  31. Bruno Studer

    Bruno Studer
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Bruno Studer is a French teacher and politician of La République En Marche! (LREM) who has been serving as a member of the French National Assembly since the 2017 elections, representing the 3rd constituency of Bas-Rhin.

  32. Berthe Bovy

    Berthe Bovy
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1887-1977 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actor
    Biography

    Berthe Bovy, sometimes known as Betty Bovy, was a Belgian actress who appeared in theatre, films and television programmes for over 60 years.

  33. Pierre Jansen

    Pierre Jansen
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1930-2015 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    composerteacherfilm score composer
    Biography

    Pierre Georges Cornil Jansen was a French film scores composer. He was in particular the permanent collaborator of Claude Chabrol for whom he composed the music for many films.

  34. Enrique Fernández Arbós

    Enrique Fernández Arbós
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1863-1939 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    concertmasteruniversity teachercomposerconductormusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Enrique Fernández Arbós was a Spanish violinist, composer and conductor who divided much of his career between Madrid and London. He originally made his name as a virtuoso violinist and later as one of Spain's greatest conductors.

  35. Lucien Petipa

    Lucien Petipa
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1815-1898 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    dancerchoreographerballet dancerballet master
    Biography

    Lucien Petipa was a French ballet dancer in the early 19th century (Romantic period), who was the brother of Marius Petipa, the famous ballet master of the Russian Imperial Ballet. He was born in Marseilles and died in Versailles.

  36. Paul Kochanski

    Paul Kochanski
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1887-1934 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    music pedagoguecomposerconcertmastermusicianviolinist
    Biography

    Paul Kochanski was a Polish violinist, composer and arranger active in the United States.

  37. Jesús de Monasterio

    Jesús de Monasterio
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1836-1903 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    music pedagogueviolinistconductorcomposer
    Biography

    Jesús de Monasterio y Agüeros was a Spanish violinist, composer, conductor and teacher. He was one of the main promoters of instrumental music in Madrid during the nineteenth century.

  38. Irina Lankova

    Irina Lankova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    pianist
    Biography

    Irina Lankova is a Belgian concert pianist.

  39. Paul Gilson

    Paul Gilson
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1865-1942 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    university teachermusicologistpianistcomposer
    Biography

    Paul Gilson was a Belgian musician and composer.

  40. Arthur De Greef

    Arthur De Greef
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1862-1940 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    music pedagoguemusicologistpianistcomposer
    Biography

    Arthur De Greef was a Belgian pianist and composer.

  41. Antal Zalai

    Antal Zalai
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in Erasmus University College, Brussels
    Studied in 2009
    Occupations
    violinist
    Biography

    Antal Zalai is a Hungarian concert violinist.

  42. Étienne Schouppe

    Étienne Schouppe
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Etienne Adolf Schouppe is a Belgian politician. He is a member of the Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams party. Before his entry into politics, he was executive manager of the National Railway Company of Belgium. Schouppe was a member of the Belgian Senate from 2003 to 2010 and since 2008 the State Secretary for Mobility. At the local level Schouppe was mayor of Liedekerke for eleven years. In 2010 he retired from politics. In 2010 he was also accused of insider trading for having sold KBC and Dexia shares with special information.

  43. August de Boeck

    August de Boeck
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1865-1937 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    university teachermusicologistorganistcomposer
    Biography

    Julianus Marie August De Boeck was a Flemish composer, organist and music pedagogue. He was the son of organist and director Florentinus (Flor) De Boeck (1826-1892)

  44. W. Franke Harling

    W. Franke Harling
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1887-1958 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    film score composersongwritercomposermusician
    Biography

    W. Franke Harling was a composer of film scores, operas, and popular music.

  45. Edgar Tinel

    Edgar Tinel
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1854-1912 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    composerpianistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Edgar Pierre Joseph Tinel was a Belgian composer and pianist.

  46. Carole Karemera

    Carole Karemera
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    danceractorperforming artist
    Biography

    Carole Umulinga Karemera is a Rwandan actress, dancer, saxophone player, and playwright.

  47. Alain Crépin

    Alain Crépin
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    musicologistuniversity teachercomposersaxophonistconductor
    Biography

    Alain Crepin is a Belgian saxophonist, composer, music educator and conductor.

  48. Marcel Ponseele

    Marcel Ponseele
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    oboistmusician
    Biography

    Marcel Ponseele is a Belgian oboist.

  49. Eduard Lassen

    Eduard Lassen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1830-1904 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    composerconductormusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Eduard Lassen was a Belgian-Danish composer and conductor. Although of Danish birth, he spent most of his career working as the music director at the court in Weimar. A moderately prolific composer, Lassen produced music in a variety of genres including operas, symphonic works, piano works, lieder, and choral works among others. His most successful pieces were his fine vocal art songs for solo voice and piano which often used elements of German and Belgian folk music.

  50. Oskar Back

    Oskar Back
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1879-1963 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    music pedagogueviolinist
    Biography

    Oskar Back was a noted Austrian-born Dutch classical violinist and pedagogue. He taught at the Amsterdam Conservatory for 42 years, and also had a significant earlier teaching career in Belgium.

  51. Philippe Pierlot

    Philippe Pierlot
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    university teacherviol playerconductormusician
    Biography

    Philippe Pierlot is a Belgian viola da gamba player and a conductor in historically informed performance. He is also an academic teacher at the royal conservatories of The Hague and Brussels.

  52. Carl Verbraeken

    Carl Verbraeken
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Erasmus University College, Brussels
    1973-1988 studied piano
    Occupations
    musicianmusicologistuniversity teacherpianistcomposer
    Biography

    Carl Gustav Verbraeken is a Belgian composer.

  53. Alfred Eugene Megerlin

    Alfred Eugene Megerlin
    Years
    1880-1941 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    violinist
    Biography

    Alfred Eugene Megerlin was a violinist. He was the concertmaster and first violinist of the New York Philharmonic.

  54. Anna Bochkoltz

    Anna Bochkoltz
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1815-1879 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    composervoice teacheropera singer
    Biography

    Anna Juliane Bochkoltz was a German operatic soprano, voice teacher and composer. She performed her first concert in 1843, then studied in Brussels and Paris. After singing concerts in Paris, London and Berlin, she appeared in the 1850s on opera stages in Wiesbaden, Frankfurt, Munich and Coburg. She was known for the range of her voice, and was regarded as one of the important dramatic coloratura sopranos of her era, appearing as Mozart's Donna Anna, Beethoven's Fidelio and Bellini's Norma. She later taught singing in Vienna, Strasbourg and Paris.

  55. Nathalie Loriers

    Nathalie Loriers
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    jazz musicianpianist
    Biography

    Nathalie Loriers is a Belgian jazz pianist and composer.

  56. Walter Hus

    Walter Hus
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    composerperforming artistcreatorpianistmusician
    Biography

    Walter Hus is a Belgian composer and musician.

  57. Houshang Ostovar

    Houshang Ostovar
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1927-2016 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    musiciancomposer
    Biography

    Amir Houshang Ostovar was a Persian symphonic music composer and Instructor.

  58. Julius Eichberg

    Julius Eichberg
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1824-1893 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    composerwriterauthor
    Biography

    Julius Eichberg was a German-born composer, musical director and educator who worked mostly in Boston, Massachusetts.

  59. Pierre Kolp

    Pierre Kolp
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    musicologistcomposer
    Biography

    Pierre Kolp is a Belgian composer and music pedagogue born in Cologne, Germany, on 23 March 1969.

  60. Joan Massià

    Joan Massià
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1890-1969 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagogueviolinist
    Biography

    Joan Massià i Prats was a Catalan composer and violinist. Joan Massià i Prats (Barcelona, 22 February 1890 - 11 June 1969) was a Catalan composer and violinist.

  61. Frantz Jehin-Prume

    Frantz Jehin-Prume
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1839-1899 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagogueviolinist
    Biography

    Frantz Jehin-Prume was a Canadian violinist, composer, and music educator of Belgian birth. He began his career as a highly successful concert violinist in Europe. From 1865 on he lived and worked mainly in Montreal, Canada; becoming one of the most important 19th century musical figures in Quebec. He became a naturalized Canadian citizen in 1868.

  62. Joseph Dupont

    Joseph Dupont
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1838-1899 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    university teachermusic pedagogueconductorcomposer
    Biography

    Henri-Joseph Dupont was a Belgian violinist, leader, theatre director (manager) and conductor. The pianist Auguste Dupont was his brother.

  63. Maurice Renaud

    Maurice Renaud
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1861-1933 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Maurice Arnold Renaud was a cultured French operatic baritone. He enjoyed an international reputation for the superlative quality of his singing and the brilliance of his acting.

  64. Isabelle Kabatu

    Isabelle Kabatu
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Isabelle Kabatu is a Belgian operatic soprano with a Congolese father and a Belgian mother. She has appeared internationally, with a focus on the Italian repertoire such as Verdi's La traviata and Aida, and Puccini's Manon Lescaut and Tosca. She appeared as Bess in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess beginning at the Houston Grand Opera and touring the world. In 2012, she appeared in the world premiere of Franck's youthful work Stradella.

  65. Louis van Waefelghem

    Louis van Waefelghem
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1840-1908 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    viola d'amore playercomposer
    Biography

    Louis van Waefelghem was a Belgian violinist, violist and one of the greatest viola d'amore players of the 19th century. He also composed several works and made transcriptions for viola and viola d'amore.

  66. Berthe Bady

    Berthe Bady
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1868-1921 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Berthe Bady was a French actress of Belgian origin. She was the companion of Lugné-Poe and Henry Bataille. The fortunes she had won as an actress were devoted to her household with Bataille. Berthe died in isolation at Jouy-sur-Eure.

  67. Annette Vande Gorne

    Annette Vande Gorne
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    composer
    Biography

    Annette Vande Gorne is a Belgian electroacoustic music composer currently living in Ohain, Belgium.

  68. Brian Priestman

    Brian Priestman
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1927-2014 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    conductormusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Brian Priestman was a British conductor and music educator.

  69. Hippolyte Fierens Gevaert

    Hippolyte Fierens Gevaert
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1870-1926 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    writerart historiancuratorphilosopheruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Hippolyte Gevaert or Fierens-Gevaert was a Belgian art historian, philosopher, art critic, singer and writer.

  70. Juan Carlos Tolosa

    Juan Carlos Tolosa
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    conductorpianistcomposersound designer
    Biography

    Juan Carlos Tolosa is an Argentinian composer, pianist, and conductor.

  71. Joseph Hollman

    Joseph Hollman
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1852-1926 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    cellistcomposer
    Biography

    Joseph Hollman, was a Dutch cellist.

  72. Hugo Heermann

    Hugo Heermann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1844-1935 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    music pedagogueviolinist
    Biography

    Hugo Heermann was a German violinist. He studied the violin with Lambert Joseph Meerts at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Brussels, and later with Joseph Joachim. From 1864 he lived in Frankfurt am Main, where he taught violin from 1878 to 1904 at the Hoch Conservatory. He played 1st violin with Hugo Becker, Fritz Bassermann and Adolf Rebner in the "Museums-Quartett" (also called the "Heermann-Quartett" and "Frankfurter Quartett"). Between 1906 and 1909 he taught at the Chicago Musical College, in 1911 at the Stern Conservatory in Berlin and 1912 at the Conservatoire de musique in Geneva. In 1909 and 1910 he briefly was a member of The Dutch Trio, which transposed into the Heermann-van Lier String Quartet. He served as concertmaster of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for a period beginning in 1909; he was succeeded in that post by his son Emil. He has the distinction of having been the first to have played Brahms' Violin Concerto in Paris, New York City and Australia. After his retirement in 1922 he lived mostly in Meran, Italy.

  73. Auguste van Biene

    Auguste van Biene
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1849-1913 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    composercellistactor
    Biography

    Auguste van Biene was a Dutch composer, cellist and actor. He became best known for his composition The Broken Melody, performed by the composer as part of a musical play of the same name.

  74. Valentin Tournet

    Valentin Tournet
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    conductorchoir directorviol player
    Biography

    Valentin Tournet is a French conductor, choral conductor and viola da gamba player.

  75. Luigi Agnesi

    Luigi Agnesi
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1833-1875 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    singeropera singerconductorcomposer
    Biography

    Luigi Agnesi was a Belgian operatic bass-baritone, conductor and composer.

  76. Armand Limnander

    Armand Limnander
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1814-1892 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposer
    Biography

    Baron Armand-Marie Ghislain Limnander van Nieuwenhove was a Belgian composer of choral and orchestral works and church music. Knight of the Order of Leopold, he was the founder and conductor of the choral chamber ensembles Société Symphonique and Réunion Lyrique in Belgium.

  77. Marie Heilbron

    Marie Heilbron
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1851-1886 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Marie Heilbron was a Belgian operatic coloratura soprano, particularly associated with the French repertory, creator of Jules Massenet's quintessential French heroine Manon.

  78. Bram Eldering

    Bram Eldering
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1865-1943 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    university teacherviolinistconcertmaster
    Biography

    Abraham "Bram" Eldering was a Dutch violinist and music pedagogue.

  79. Manuel Posadas

    Manuel Posadas
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1860-1916 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    professormusician
    Biography

    Manuel L. Posadas was a leading Afro-Argentine musician from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

  80. Pierre Froidebise

    Pierre Froidebise
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1914-1962 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    composerorganistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Pierre Froidebise was a Belgian organist, composer, and musicologist.

  81. Gustave Huberti

    Gustave Huberti
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1843-1910 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    musiciancomposer
    Biography

    Gustave Huberti was a Flemish composer. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels where he won prizes for piano, organ, harmony and chamber music in 1858. He won the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1865 with this cantata La fille de Jephté, which allowed him to travel through Italy and Germany for three years. During his career, he worked as a composer, a music critic, a teacher, an inspector of music education of the state schools of Antwerp, and as a director. He led the musical academies of Mons and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, and taught harmony at the Brussels Conservatory. He also directed the Grisar-choir and was part of the musical organisation of the World's Fair of 1885.

  82. Édouard Jacobs

    Édouard Jacobs
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1851-1925 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    cellist
    Biography

    Édouard Jacobs was a Belgian cellist. He was a pupil of Joseph Servais (a son of Adrien-François Servais), at the Brussels Conservatory. He played in the Weimar court orchestra for some years. In 1885 he succeeded his teacher as cello professor at the Brussels Conservatory. He also played viol da gamba in concerts of early music. Among his pupils was Fernand Quinet.

  83. Claude Coppens

    Claude Coppens
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposer
    Biography

    Claude Coppens is a Belgian pianist and composer.

  84. Alexi Tuomarila

    Alexi Tuomarila
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposer
    Biography

    Alexi Tuomarila is a Finnish jazz pianist and composer..

  85. Hector Dufranne

    Hector Dufranne
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1870-1951 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    basssingeropera singer
    Biography

    Hector Dufranne was a Belgian operatic bass-baritone who enjoyed a long career that took him to opera houses throughout Europe and the United States for more than four decades. Admired for both his singing and his acting, Dufranne appeared in a large number of world premieres, most notably the role Golaud in the original Opéra-Comique production of Claude Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande at the Salle Favart in Paris in 1902, which he went on to sing 120 times at that house. He had an excellent singing technique which maintained the quality of his voice even into the latter part of his career. His wide vocal range and rich resonant voice enabled him to sing a variety of roles which encompassed French, German, and Italian opera.

  86. Helen Lemmens-Sherrington

    Helen Lemmens-Sherrington
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1834-1906 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Helen Lemmens-Sherrington was an English concert and operatic soprano prominent from the 1850s to the 1880s. Born in northern England, she spent much of her childhood and later life in Belgium, where she studied at the Brussels Conservatory. After engagements in mainland Europe she made her London debut in 1856. Her singing career was mostly in concert, but in the first half of the 1860s she appeared in opera at Covent Garden and other leading London theatres.

  87. Elsa Ruegger

    Elsa Ruegger
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1881-1924 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Elsa Ruegger, later Elsa Ruegger-Lichtenstein, was a Swiss cellist, billed as "the greatest woman cellist in the world."

  88. Désiré Magnus

    Désiré Magnus
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1828-1883 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposer
    Biography

    Désiré Magnus was a Belgian concert pianist, teacher and composer of salon music who published under the pseudonym D. Magnus.

  89. Georges Cloetens

    Georges Cloetens
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1871-1949 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    organ builderinventor
    Biography

    Georges Cloetens, born Josse Léopold Cloetens on March 7, 1871 in Brussels and died on August 13, 1949 in Ixelles, was a Belgian organ builder and inventor, mainly known for the invention of the orphéal and the luthéal (1919).

  90. Raymonde Delaunois

    Raymonde Delaunois
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1885-1984 (aged 99)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Raymonde Delaunois was a Belgian mezzo-soprano opera singer.

  91. Berthold Tours

    Berthold Tours
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1838-1897 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    organistcomposermusic arrangerconductorviolinist
    Biography

    Berthold Tours was a Dutch-born English violinist, composer and music editor. His first music teacher was his father, Barthelemy Tours (1797-1864), who was organist of the Groote or St Laurens Kerk in Rotterdam for thirty years, a conductor, and a violinist of European wide reputation, while he studied composition with Johannes Verhulst. Later, he studied composition with François-Joseph Fétis at the conservatory in Brussels and then continued his studies in Leipzig.

  92. Gustave Langenus

    Gustave Langenus
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1883-1957 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    clarinetist
    Biography

    Gustave Langenus was a Belgian clarinetist. He is known for his mouthpiece design and 1913 method book, an important early pedagogical device for the Boehm system clarinet. He was principal clarinetist with the New York Symphony.

  93. Sylvie Mamy

    Sylvie Mamy
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    musicologist
    Biography

    Sylvie Mamy, born in Besançon, is a French writer and musicologist, Docteur d'État ès lettres, and research director at the CNRS.

  94. Diane Andersen

    Diane Andersen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    pianist
    Biography

    Diane Andersen is a Danish born, Belgian classical concert pianist born in Copenhagen to a French mother and a Danish father.

  95. Camille Babut du Marès

    Camille Babut du Marès
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Camille Babut du Marès is a Belgian violinist.

  96. Édouard Devernay

    Édouard Devernay
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1889-1952 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    organistcomposer
    Biography

    Édouard Henri Devernay Jnr. was a French musician, composer and organist who held the position of organiste titulaire of the great organ of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires in Trouville-sur-Mer, Calvados, Normandy.

  97. Yin Zheng

    Yin Zheng
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Occupations
    pianist
    Biography

    Zheng Yin is a Chinese pianist from Shanghai.