Van Duyze, Florimond
Lawyer and amateur composer; born at Ghent, where he studied at the Conservatory. He won a prize for harmony, and in 1873 won the Grand Prize of Rome for his cantata, Torquato Tasso's Dood. He has produced seven operas, Teniers de Grimbergen, Le Medaillon de Mariette, Een Dief in Huis, De Zoete in Val, Rosalinde, Satan, and De Wildstrooper. An opera, Lena, has not been given. He has also composed an ode-symphonic entitled De Nacht.