Verbrugghen, Henri

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Verbrugghen, Henri (b Brussels, 1873; d North-field, Minn., 1934). Belg. violinist and conductor. Member, Scottish Orch. 1893, Lamoureux Orch., Paris, 1894–5. Leader, Queen's Hall Orch., 1902–5, Scottish Orch. from 1903. Cond., summer concerts Llandudno 1895–7, Colwyn Bay 1898–1902. Cond., Glasgow Choral Union 1911. Dir., State Cons. of NSW, Sydney, 1915–22. Cond. Minneapolis SO 1923–31. Soloist in f. Eng. p. of Sibelius's vn. conc., London, 1907.