AUGUST DE BOECK (1865 - 1937)
Influenced by Rimsky-Korsakov and the Russian ‘Five’, the Belgian composer August de Boeck was taught by Paul Gilson. Both men were credited with the introduction of musical impressionism to Belgium.
Vocal and Instrumental Music
August de Boeck left five operas, ballet scores and incidental music. He set texts in Flemish and in French for over 150 songs, wrote a quantity of piano and organ music, and also composed works for orchestra.