Pierre Bartholomée

Pierre Georges Édouard Bartholomée (Brussels, 5 August 1937) is a Belgian conductor and composer.[1]


He began his musical studies at the age of six with piano lessons. Later on he graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, where he received a piano education by André Dumortier and where he won several prizes. His education was completed with a series of Beethoven piano performance classes given by Wilhelm Kempff.[2]

Together with Henri Pousseur, he founded the Ensemble Musique Nouvelle and the Centre de Recherches et de Création Musicales de Wallonie. He has performed internationally as a pianist and a conductor.[3]



  1. Robert Wangermée, Pierre Bartholomée. Parcours d'un musicien, Conseil de la musique de la Communauté française Wallonie-Bruxelles, Mardaga, Liège, 2008 978-2-87009-989-6 , 250 p. online
  2. Pierre Bartholomée's Official website
  3. Pierre Bartholomée's Official website
  4. http://www.academieroyale.be/fr/details-690/relations/pierre-bartholomee/secorig593/

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