Florent Robert Frans Brouw
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. He is an Honoured Citizen of Veurne.
Brouw is the dedicatee of Jean Absil's Trois Pieces de Piano (pour la main droite seule) Op. 32
- Benoît Marineau. "Encyclopedia of Music in Canada - Brouw, Frans". The Canadian Encyclopedia.
- "Veurne (Municipality, Province of West Flanders, Belgium)". Flags of the World website. See also Veurne.