D’Haene, Rafaël, Belgian composer and teacher;b. Gullegem, Sept. 29, 1943. He studied piano with E. del Pueyo in Brussels and composition with Dutilleux in Paris (Licence de Composition, 1968) and Legley at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth in Brussels. In 1970 he became prof, of counterpoint and fugue at the Brussels Cons, and prof, of musical analysis at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth.
9 Stukken for Piano (1967–68); Werk uit Roemenie, lieder cycle for Baritone (1969); Miroir des vanites for Chorus (1970); Trumpet Sonata (1970); String Quartet (1971); Klage der Ariadne, cantata for Soloists, Chorus, and Orch. (1971–72); Capricdo for Orch. (1972); 5 Orchestral Lieder (1972); Praeludia for Orch. (1974); Impressions, lieder cycle for Mezzo- soprano (1980); Canzone for Piano (1983); Lettres persanes for Orch. (1986); Cassazione, piano trio (1986); Sonette an Orpheus, 3 lieder for Soprano and Orch. (1987).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire