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Philippe Boesmans (born 17 May 1936) is a Belgian composer. He was born in Tongeren, studied at the Conservatory in Liège, and in 1971 won the Prix Italia for his composition Upon La-Mi. He currently works as a producer for the radio station RTBF and is composer in residence at the La Monnaie opera house in Brussels.

Selected works

  • Violin Concerto (1980)
  • String Quartet No.1 (1988)
  • Surfing for viola and orchestra (1990)
  • Love and Dance Tunes for baritone and piano (1993); settings from Shakespeare's sonnets
  • Summer Dreams, String Quartet No.2 (1994)

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