Frans Brouw

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Florent Robert Frans Brouw
Born (1929-01-31) 31 January 1929 (age 88)
Veurne, Belgium
Nationality Belgium/Canada
Occupation pianist

Florent Robert Frans Brouw (born 31 January 1929) is a Belgian pianist. He is a Canadian citizen since 1975.

He finished his studies in Brussels' Royal Conservatory in 1952, taking part immediately after in the resumed Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, where he was awarded the 4th prize. An intense concert career ensued throughout the 1950s. Brouw taught in the Ghent Conservatory for a few years before settling in Quebec City in 1964.[1] He is an Honoured Citizen of Veurne.[2]

Brouw is the dedicatee of Jean Absil's Trois Pieces de Piano (pour la main droite seule) Op. 32