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Wim Mertens (b. Neerpelt, Belgium, May 14, 1953) is a Belgian composer, countertenor vocalist, pianist, guitarist, and musicologist.

Mertens studied social and political science at the University of Leuven (graduating in 1975) and musicology at Ghent University; he also studied music theory and piano at the Royal Conservatories of Ghent and Brussels.

In 1978, he became a producer at the then BRT (Belgian Radio and Television). For Radio 2 (Radio Brabant) he produced concerts by Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Terry… read more

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  • I just saw him perform at Kings Place. It took a few songs before I adjusted, from that point forward it was dreamy and wonderful. His music was a moving and helpful accompaniment during my father's final illness.
  • se venden dos entradas para el concierto de Wim Mertens en el Circo Price (sabado 25 de Julio 2015, a las 21:30). telefono: 619391886
  • LIFEM 2015: London International Festival of Exploratory Music | 05-08 November 2015 | Wim Mertens, Sylvain Chauveau, Bruno Sanfilippo, Greg Haines... Book now to avoid disappointment! Do not miss it!
  • His piano and voice pieces are soooooooooooooo beautiful...
  • Often a Bird
  • Reich does it better
  • ameising
  • When I, even
  • His "The Aural Trick" absolutely stunned me when first heard it
  • Great concert yesterday in Lisbon!

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