- (1891-1973)Maurice Mousenne, the pseudonym of Maurice Vandermoesen, was born in Ixelles. A dramatist and essayist, Mousenne, in Bruxelles, rive gauche (Brussels, left bank [1948, 2d ed.]), presents a series of character sketches typical of the city that, together with anecdotes and colorful expressions, provide an insightful glimpse into life in Brussels in the 19th century.
Historical Dictionary of Brussels. Paul F. State.