Memorial

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Fountain: Odilon-Jean Périer

{On bench:}
.... who hears me sing keeps me from dying.
{Around rim of fountain:}
I give you a glass of icy water, don't touch it carelessly, it is the prize of plain thinking.
{Around square section of upper part of fountain:}
Odilon-Jean Perier poet 1901 - 1928
{There is also a plaque near the ground, very difficult to read. It is probably the Flemish of the line above and reads:}
Aan Odilon-Jean Perier dichter 1901 - 1928
{On back of bench at left:}
Erected by the friends of the poet at the initiative of the Arts Seminar, 1949.
{On back of bench at right:}
M.Houyoux-Diongre, Architecte

Original inscription:

{On front of bench:}
...QUI M’ECOUTE CHANTER ME GARDE DE MOURIR
{Around rim of fountain:}
JE T’OFFRE UN VERRE D’EAU GLACEE N’Y TOUCHE PAS DISTRAITEMENT IL EST LE PRIX D’UNE PENSEE SANS ORNEMENT
{Around square section of upper part of fountain:}
ODILON-JEAN PERIER POETE 1901 - 1928
{There is also a plaque near the ground, very difficult to read. It might be the Flemish of the line above and read:}

A ODILON-JEAN PERIER DICHTER 1901 - 1928
{On back of bench at left:}
ERIGE PAR LES AMIS DU POETE
A L'INITIATIVE DU SEMINAIRE
DES ARTS 1949
{On back of bench at right:}
M.HOUXOUX-DIONGRE
ARCHITECTE

Site: Odilon-Jean Périer (1 memorial)

1000, avenue Louise, junction avenue Lloyd Georges

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Subjects commemorated

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Odilon-Jean Périer

Born Brussels, into a wealthy family, (grandson of General Thys) he lived mos...

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Joseph Diongre

Pioneer of reinforced concrete he built the Maison du Radio at place Flagey.

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Maurice Houyoux

Born Brussels. His principle work is the Bibliothèque Royale Albert I at Mon...

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