(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.