Symbolist poet and author known for his 1892 work Bruges-la-Morte. His other notable publications include La Vocation and Le Carillonneur.
He attended school at Sint-Barbaracollege in Ghent, Belgium. He published his first poetry volume, Le Foyer et les Champs, in 1877.
His masterpiece, Bruges-la-Morte, was transformed by the composer Erich Korngold into an opera called Die Tote Stadt.
He was the son of a German father and a French mother. His cousin, Albrecht Rodenbach, was also a poet and novelist.
His poem “Du silence” was referenced in a 2013 album by musician David Bowie.
Georges Rodenbach Age
How old is Georges Rodenbach? He was born in 1855, he was 166 years old at the time of his death.
Georges Rodenbach Wiki
|Age||166 years old|
|Birthday||July 16, 1855|
|Date of Death||December 25, 1898|