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The world's last beguine has passed away in Kortrijk

14/04/13 - The world's last remaining beguine, Marcella Pattyn, has died at the age of 92 in Kortrijk. Marcella entered the order of the Beguines at the age of 21. She first stayed in the Sint-Amandsberg beguinage in Ghent, but later moved to the Kortrijk beguinage where she was asked to play the organ. Apart from the organ, Marcella also played the banjo and the accordion.

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