Campenhout, Francois van
1779 - Born on the 5th of February in Brussels, Belgium. Belgian opera singer, conductor and composer.
- Worked as an office clerk, but soon pursued a career as a musician.
- He started a career as a tenor at the Opera in Ghent.
1828 - He ended his career as a singer and became conductor in Brussels.
1830 - Composed the music for the Belgian national anthem, "La Brabanconne".
1848 - François Van Campenhout died in Brussels on 24th of April.
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