The Bulletin

House of spirit

Charles Onians

Musicians are fighting to keep performing in a unique Brussels venue that played a vital role in the Resistance. The three-storey House at 51 Rue du Commerce may look like any another. But it isn’t. Behind its plain façade lives 96-year-old artist Marcel Hastir, who has played host to painters and musicians from René Magritte to Jacques Brel over the past 70 years