born on 14/11/1957 in Ypern, Vlaanderen, Belgium
Alias Nicholas L. Noorenbergh
Nicholas Lens in 2007
Nicholas Lens (born 1957) is a Belgian composer of contemporary music, particularly known for his operas. His work is published by Schott Music International (Mainz/New York) and Mute Song (London) and distributed by Sony BMG International.
- Slow Man,   opera with libretto by John M. Coetzee based on his novel Slow Man,  world premiere on 5 July 2012 at the Malta Festival, Grand Theatre, Pozna    
- The film (22 min.) Love Is the Only Master I'll Serve, premiered at the Brooklyn International Film Festival New York, June 2006
- The Puppet Designer for baritone and chamber orchestra, published by Schott Music International 2006
- Wired, theatrical chamber music for harp and soprano, premiered at Beijing, China on 5 December 2006. 
- The trilogy The Accacha Chronicles (2005),   for soprano, tenor, counter, mezzo soprano, baritone, bass, male actor, small choir, mixed choir and chamber orchestra, Sony BMG 82876 66239 2, published by Schott Music International 
- part I: Flamma Flamma The Fire Requiem (1994), Sony Classical SK 66293 
- part II: Terra Terra The Aquarius Era (1999), BMG Classics 74321 697182
- part III: Amor Aeternus Hymns of Love (2005), Sony BMG 82876 66238 2
- The soundtrack of Mein erstes Wunder, a film by Anne Wild, premiered at Berlin, 2003 
- Orrori dell'Amore (1995) for soprano, baritone, counter tenor and chamber orchestra, CD release on Sony Classical (SK 62016), published by Schott Music International 
- Music Publishing Schott Music Mainz/NY 
- Van Laethem, Anna (2007). . MATRIX [Centrum voor Nieuwe Muziek]. Retrieved 4 November 2013 (Dutch).
- Schott Music 
- The News by N.H. .
- Classic Feel -South Africa, 30 Nov. 2012 .
- The Ordinary Man, Dorota Semenowicz (Empik) .
- Roszak, Joanna (July 2012). "And We Break Down Ourselves" Bi-Weekly, Polish National Audiovisual Institute
- Derkaczew, Joanna (11 July 2012). "'Slow Man' - Coetzee w operze. Jak ganie czowiek". Gazeta Wyborcza.
- Books Live South Africa .
- Willem De Vries, South Africa, Boekenbrug .
- Uitgeverij Cossee .
- JM Coetzee NL .
- Lepszy Poznan Publikacje .
- Brooklyn Film Festival. Love Is the Only Master I'll Serve
- Ask Biography 
- Matrix 
- Music Web International, Michael Cookson .
- Tunecore .
- Tulsa World Cover Story Retrieved December 1999 .
- Time Magazine (1995). MEMENTO MORI". 'Time Inc, 1995', Retrieved on 23 February 2007.
- Argemmios Editions, Pontoise, France .
- Official website My First Miracle 
- Jann Ruyters, De Filmkrant 
- Official Website
- Schott Music International: Nicholas Lens
- Internet Movie Data Base: Nicholas Lens
- Compact Discoveries: Review of Flamma Flamma (The Fire Requiem)