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Unieke ontdekking in de bibliotheek van kasteel d’Ursel in Hingene

Unique discovery in the library of Castle d’Ursel, Hingene, Belgium : Recently four scores, presumed lost, by Italian composer Gaspare Spontini (1774-1851) were rediscovered in the library of Castle d’Ursel in Hingene. The find consists of four autograph manuscripts of three operas and a cantata which had been considered by specialists to be definitively lost … (NL – EN)
Photo : Ursula, Duchess d’Ursel and Luk Lemmens, councillor for Culture within the Province of Antwerp. Copyright: Joris Ceuppens