23 Notable alumni of
Royal Conservatory of Liege

Royal Conservatory of Liege is 2103rd in the world, 677th in Europe, and 13th in Belgium by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 23 notable alumni from Royal Conservatory of Liege sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. André Rieu

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    André Rieu
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    conductorviolinist
    Biography

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

  2. César Franck

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    César Franck
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1822-1890 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    composerorganistmusic pedagoguepianist
    Biography

    César Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck was a Romantic composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his adult life.

  3. Olivier Gourmet

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    Olivier Gourmet
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormusician
    Biography

    Olivier Gourmet is a Belgian actor.

  4. Eugène Ysaÿe

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    Eugène Ysaÿe
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1858-1931 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    composerconductorviolinistmusic pedagogueuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Eugène-Auguste Ysaÿe was a Belgian virtuoso violinist, composer, and conductor. He was regarded as "The King of the Violin", or, as Nathan Milstein put it, the "tsar".

  5. Fabrice Du Welz

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    Fabrice Du Welz
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriteractor
    Biography

    Fabrice Du Welz is a Belgian film director and screenwriter. He has directed several films including Calvaire in 2004, Vinyan in 2008 and Message from the King in 2016.

  6. Joseph Jongen

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    Joseph Jongen
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1873-1953 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    composermusicologistmusic pedagogueuniversity teacherconductor
    Biography

    Joseph Marie Alphonse Nicolas Jongen was a Belgian organist, composer, and music educator.

  7. Bernard Foccroulle

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    Bernard Foccroulle
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    organistcomposerconductoruniversity teachermusician
    Biography

    Bernard Foccroulle is a Belgian organist, composer, conductor and opera director. He was born in Liège and studied at the Conservatoire de Liège. Initially, he became known as a member of the Ricercar Consort. He was president of the Jeunesses musicales, and in 1992, he was named director of the Théâtre royal de la Monnaie.

  8. Sophie Karthäuser

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    Sophie Karthäuser
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    singeropera singerperforming artist
    Biography

    Sophie Karthäuser is a Belgian operatic soprano. She has performed internationally, especially in roles by Mozart such as Ilia in Idomeneo and Pamina in The Magic Flute. She is also a recitalist, performing and recording for example the complete songs by Mozart and lieder by Hugo Wolf.

  9. Martin Pierre Marsick

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    Martin Pierre Marsick
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1847-1924 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagogueuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, was a Belgian violin player, composer and teacher. His violin was made by Antonio Stradivari in 1705 and has since become known as the Ex Marsick Stradivarius. It was the instrument of David Oistrakh from 1966–74. Marsick's nephew, Armand Marsick, the son of his brother Louis François, was a major violinist of the 20th century.

  10. Hubert de Blanck

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    Hubert de Blanck
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1856-1932 (aged 76)
    Enrolled in Royal Conservatory of Liege
    Studied in 1865
    Occupations
    composerclassical pianistmusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Hubertus Christiaan de Blanck (June 14, 1856 – November 28, 1932) was a Dutch-born professor, pianist, and composer who spent the better part of his life in Cuba.

  11. Camille Everardi

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    Camille Everardi
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1825-1899 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    singeropera singermusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Camille Everardi was a Belgian operatic baritone who had an active international career during the 1850s through the 1870s. He particularly excelled in the works of Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini. Several music critics of his day likened his voice to that of Antonio Tamburini. He later had a highly successful second career as a voice teacher in the Russian Empire.

  12. Théo Ysaÿe

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    Théo Ysaÿe
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1865-1918 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposer
    Biography

    Théophile Ysaÿe was a Belgian composer and pianist, born in Verviers, Belgium. His brother was the violinist and conductor Eugène Ysaÿe.

  13. César Thomson

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    César Thomson
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1857-1931 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagogueconcertmaster
    Biography

    César Thomson was a Belgian violinist, teacher, and composer.

  14. Claude Ledoux

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    Claude Ledoux
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    composermusician
    Biography

    Claude Ledoux is a Belgian composer, born in 1960.

  15. Pierre Kolp

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    Pierre Kolp
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    composermusicologist
    Biography

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

  16. Jacques Bouhy

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    Jacques Bouhy
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1848-1929 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Jacques-Joseph-André Bouhy was a Belgian baritone, most famous for being the first to sing the "Toreador Song" in the role of Escamillo in the opera Carmen.

  17. Ovide Musin

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    Ovide Musin
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1854-1929 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    composerconcertmaster
    Biography

    Ovide Musin was a Belgian violinist and composer.

  18. Frantz Jehin-Prume

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    Frantz Jehin-Prume
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1839-1899 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    violinistcomposermusic pedagogue
    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.

  19. Auguste Dupont

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    Auguste Dupont
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1827-1890 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    composerpianist
    Biography

    Auguste Dupont, full name Pierre-Auguste Dupont, was a Belgian pianist and composer.

  20. Jean-Théodore Radoux

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    Jean-Théodore Radoux
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1835-1911 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagogueuniversity teacheropera composer
    Biography

    Jean-Théodore Radoux was a Belgian composer and bassoonist. In 1859 he won the Belgian Prix de Rome for his cantata Le Juif errant which he had composed earlier that year. His other compositions include 2 operas, an oratorio, 2 symphonic poems, an overture, several choral works and vocal art songs, and music for the church.

  21. Jean Delvoye

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    Jean Delvoye
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1854-1938 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Jean Delvoye was a Belgian baritone, who, after working in the French provinces, enjoyed a long career in Paris, centred on the Opéra-Comique, and left some recordings representative of his repertoire.

  22. Florence Austin

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    Florence Austin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1884-1927 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    violinist
    Biography

    Florence Austin was an American violinist.

  23. Manu Louis

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    Manu Louis
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Manu Louis is a Belgian musician, singer-songwriter, and composer, influenced equally by pop, jazz, 8-bit electronica, and 20th-century classical music.