Symbolist poet and writer known for his 1892 function Bruges-la-Morte. His additional notable publications consist of La Vocation and Le Carillonneur. He went to college at Sint-Barbaracollege in Ghent, Belgium. He released his 1st poetry quantity, Le Foyer et les Champs, in 1877. His masterpiece, Bruges-la-Morte, was changed from the composer Erich Korngold into an opera known as Die Tote Stadt. He was the child of the German dad and a French mom. His cousin, Albrecht Rodenbach, was also a poet and novelist. His poem “Du silence” was referenced inside a 2013 recording by musician David Bowie.