Tilman, Alfred

1848-1895

 

Pianist and composer of churchmusic; born in Brussels, studying at the Conservatory in that city from 1866 to 1871 and in 1870 winning first prizes for counterpoint, fugue and piano. He died in Brussels. His compositions are The Requiem for Queen Louise Marie of Belgium; cantate patriotique; a cantata called La Sirene; Marnix, a scene for a bass voice; Chant Sacre and Te Deum Solennelle; also a collection of twenty-four  vocal fugues for two and three voices; a quartet for horns; and several choruses.