- Pauwels, Jean-Englebert
- (1768-1804)The music composer Jean-Englebert Pauwels was born in Brussels on 22 November 1768. He sang in the choir of the court chapel as a child, learned the violin, and traveled to Paris in 1788 where he befriended celebrated artists. He returned to Brussels in 1791 where he composed three comic operas and a number of other compositions, including symphonies, masses, and concertos for violin. He died in Brussels on 3 June 1804.
Historical Dictionary of Brussels. Paul F. State.