Xavier van Elewyck

Xavier van Elewyck Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    24th April 1825
  • Died
    28th April 1888
  • Birthplace
    Elsene, Belgium

Xavier-Victor-Fidèle van Elewyck (van Elewijck) Composer, conductor and music critic. He was a scion of a noble family. He was the son of Henri-Joseph van Elewyck, lawyer at the Court of Appeal in Brussels and mayor of Elsene. His grandfather Arnold van Elewyck, lord of Stockel, had also been a law student and was a member of the Council of Brabant. On 12 December 1871 the hereditary title of ‘knight’ had been conferred on Xavier by royal decree.