Duvosel, Lieven, Belgian composer; b. Ghent, Dec. 14,1877; d. Sint-Martens-Latem, April 20, 1956. He studied in Antwerp and Paris, then lived in Berlin (where Nikisch and R. Strauss performed his works), later in The Hague and Haarlem. His most representative work is the symphonic cycle in 5 parts Leie: 1. De Morgen, 2. De Leie, 3. De Liefde aan der Leie, 4. Kerstnacht (Christmas), and 5. Het Leieland. Other compositions include 3 syms., Den Avond (Evening), symphonic poem, Wereldwee (World’s Grief), many cantatas, choruses, and songs.
F. van Durme, L D. (Antwerp, 1943); E. Collumbien, Lijst der werken van D. (Ghent, 1950).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire