Karel Miry

Born: Ghent (Netherlands), 14 August 1823
Died: Ghent (Belgium), 3 October 1889

One of the first Belgian composers to write operas to librettos in Flemish, Miry also composed the song De vlaamse leeuw which is still the national hymn of the Flemish people.


contributed by Robert Martindale

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