Jan Blockx


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(b Antwerp, 1851; d Antwerp, 1912). Belg. composer. Succeeded Benoit in 1901 as dir. of Royal Flemish Cons., Antwerp. Propagandist for Flemish nat. movement. Wrote 8 operas to Fr. and Flemish texts, incl. Thyl Uylenspiegel (1900).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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