Wannes Van de Velde
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|Wannes Van de Velde|
29 April 1937|
|Died||10 November 2008
|Occupation||artist, musician, poet|
His father, Jaak Van de Velde, was a metal worker and talented singer, his mother a housewife and singer. He grew up in the Zirkstraat, near the Antwerp Red Light district. At home the young boy was always surrounded by music.
- 1997 - Arkprijs van het Vrije Woord for his music.
- "Wannes Van de Velde (71) wisselt tijdelijke voor eeuwige" (in Dutch). Het Belang van Limburg. 11 November 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2008.
- Hunt, Ken (9 January 2009). "Wannes van de Velde: Musician and poet who promoted Flemish language and culture". The Independent. UK. Archived from the original on 2 January 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
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