|Died||4 October 1880 (aged 77)|
|Occupation||rederijker and folk calligrapher|
Winok Bourel was born in Eecke on 1 November 1802. He became an official poet of the local chamber of rhetoric, a dramas and lyrics society closely connected with local civic leaders. After the foundation of the Flemish Committee of France, he was a corresponding member. Winok wrote poems and also some verses in Dutch language. He wrote for important occasions illuminated with folk motifs. These occasions included marriages, anniversaries and deaths. Bourel was one of the last rhetoricians from the Westhoek.
Bourel died in Eecke on 4 October 1880, aged 77.
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