Paul Gilson


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(b Brussels, 1865; d Brussels, 1942). Belg. composer and critic. Mus. critic Le Soir 1906–14. Prof. of harmony, Brussels Cons. 1899–1909, Antwerp Cons. 1904–9. Founded La Revue musicale belge 1924. Strong influence on younger school of Belg. composers 1920–40. Inspector gen. of Belg. sch. mus. 1909–30. Comp. operas, cantatas, orch. works, and chamber mus.

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