Full name: Mauritius Amandus Ghislenus âMauriceâ Van Bladel
Born: February 12, 1886 in Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
Died: February 14, 1968 in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, RÃ©gion de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Sport: Art Competitions
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Maurice Van Bladel was a writer and left out the âVanâ from his last name, making him better known as âMaurice Bladelâ. Some of his books were: Vampires, Le Vitrail de Feu, Le Temps des Victoires and a study about the life and work of Georges Eekhoud. He also wrote poems, one of which was entitled Ballade, which was sung by Lina Bianchini in the Royal French Theater in Antwerp. At the Olympics in Antwerp, Maurice Bladel won a bronze medal in the art category literature, for his poem La Louange des Dieux. Maurice Bladel also corresponded with the famous Flemish writer Michel De Ghelderode. He was married to the famous singer Alice âNyzaâ Bladel.
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