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Antwerpen

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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... and rock scenes are equally strong. Antwerpen is the home city of many talented jazz musicians: Harry Fragson, a ragtimer well known in the late nineteenth century; jazzmen of the pre-and post-World War II period such as Robert De Kers, José...

Luxembourg

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

3

...Population: 448,000 (2002) The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a landlocked country of 1,000 sq miles (2,586 sq km), of which one-third is covered by forest, sharing borders with Germany to the east, France to the south and Belgium...

Bruxelles (Brussels)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

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... and music halls hosted shows and concerts with touring jazz bands and musicians: Alhambra, La Gaité, Moulin Rouge, Savoy. In 1932, Robert Goffin, a lawyer with a strong interest in African-American music, wrote Aux Frontières du Jazz, which...

Belgium

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

4

... for children and teenagers (Christian Bécart, Raphy Raphaël, André Borbé, Mamémo). Sandra Kim won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986 with ‘J’aime la vie’ (I Love Life). Some groups were hit-makers with songs dealing with the funny side of life...