Paul Danblon

composer, opera director and administrator, journalist

Paul Danblon (25 July 1931 – 8 February 2018) was a Belgian composer, opera director, administrator, and journalist. He was one of the first people of scientific journalism on RTBF (Radio télévision belge de la communauté française). He was born in Ghent, Belgium.

In 1954, Danblon joined the RTBF current events programme, Carnets de l'Actualité. He went on to specialize in producing and presenting popular science programmes such as La Bouteille à encre, Connaître, and Le point de la médecine. He is the author of two books in the area:

  • 150 ans de sciences (1830–1980) (Paul Legrain, Brussels, 1980)
  • L'espace (Lombard, Brussels, 1964)

Danblon died of pulmonary edema in Brussels, Belgium on 8 February 2018 at the age of 87.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Paul Danblon, l'ancien directeur de l'ORW, est décédé - RTC Télé Liège". www.rtc.be.
  2. "Paul Danblon, pionnier du journalisme scientifique à la RTBF, est décédé". RTBF Info. 10 February 2018.