Flemish Theater

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  • Koninklijke Vlaamsche Schouwburg — (Theater) (Rue de Laeken 146)    Before the 1860s, only several dramatic performances in Dutch were held annually in Brussels, staged in rented premises. Artistic, social, and religious circles sought to establish a theater to raise the moral… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Theaters —    Early theatrical and musical performances were staged at the ducal court and in city taverns and inns. Lyric theater began to disengage from the traditional repertoire of the Rhetorical Chambers in the 16th century. In 1625, the magistracy… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Marcel Poot — (7 May 1901, Vilvoorde, Belgium – 12 June 1988, Brussels) was a Belgian composer, professor, and musician. His father, Jan Poot, was Director of the Vlaamse Schouwburg (Flemish Theater) in Brussels. At the Brussels Conservatory, Poot studied… …   Wikipedia

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