Dutch musicians who were born in 1946

Here are 13 famous musicians from Netherlands were born in 1946:

Lee Towers

Lee Towers (March 23, 1946 Bolnes-) also known as Leen Huyzer, Leen Huizer, The Man with the Golden Mic, The Pin or The Glasses is a Dutch singer and actor.

His albums include My Port of Rotterdam, The Best of Lee Towers & Anita Meyer, Members Only, Live at Ahoy, Country Roads, Musical Highlights, Run to Me and Never Walk Alone.

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Tristan Keuris

Tristan Keuris (October 3, 1946 Amersfoort-December 15, 1996 Amsterdam) was a Dutch composer.

Genres he performed: 20th-century classical music.

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Gilius van Bergeijk

Gilius van Bergeijk (November 7, 1946 The Hague-) also known as Bergeijk, Gilius Van is a Dutch , .

His albums: Volume One.

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Bert Ruiter

Bert Ruiter (November 26, 1946 Netherlands-) a.k.a. Ruiter, Bert or Burt Reiter is a Dutch , .

Bass guitarist and composer who is best known for his work with the 1970s Dutch rock band, Focus. With his melodic bass lines and creative arrangements, Ruiter was an integral part of the band's sound and helped to popularize progressive rock around the world. Ruiter continued to work as a session musician and composer after the breakup of Focus, collaborating with artists such as Jan Akkerman, Kaz Lux, and Thijs van Leer. In addition to his work in music, Ruiter is also an avid cyclist and has participated in numerous charity cycling events throughout the Netherlands.

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Herman Brood

Herman Brood (November 5, 1946 Zwolle-July 11, 2001 Amsterdam) a.k.a. Brood, Herman was a Dutch musician, actor, painter, poet and media personality.

His albums include Saturday Night Live!, 50: The Soundtrack, Back on the Corner, Ciao Monkey, Wait a Minute..., Kid Stuff, Bühnensucht, Frisz & Sympatisz, Herman Brood & His Wild Romance and Hooks. Genres he performed: Blues, Jazz, Rock and roll and Rock music.

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Eddy Ouwens

Eddy Ouwens (May 30, 1946 Rotterdam-) a.k.a. Mirror, Danny is a Dutch , .

musician, producer and songwriter. He started his music career in the 1960s as a member of the band, The Jumping Pop-In. Ouwens went on to become a successful solo artist in the 1970s, releasing several albums and singles. He also worked as a producer for numerous Dutch artists, including Benny Neyman and Patricia Paay. Ouwens is perhaps best known for his work with the group Luv', for whom he produced several hit songs in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was awarded a Platinum record for his production of Luv's hit single "You're the Greatest Lover". In addition to his work in music, Ouwens has also written a children's book and has acted in Dutch television shows.

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Jan Akkerman

Jan Akkerman (December 24, 1946 Amsterdam-) a.k.a. Akkerman, Jan is a Dutch guitarist.

His albums include From the Basement, The Complete Guitarist, A Talent's Profile, Jan Akkerman, The Noise of Art, Puccini's Cafe, Blues Hearts, Can't Stand Noise, Focus in Time and Live: Montreux Jazz Festival 1978. Genres related to him: Jazz fusion, Progressive rock, Rock music and Blues.

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Rinus Gerritsen

Rinus Gerritsen (August 9, 1946 The Hague-) also known as Marinus Gerritsen or Gerritsen, Rinus is a Dutch musician and music producer.

Discography: Gerritsen & Van Dijk and Wall of Dolls / Annie.

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Rick van der Linden

Rick van der Linden (August 5, 1946 Badhoevedorp-January 22, 2006 Groningen) also known as Linden, van der, Rick was a Dutch musician.

His albums: Hommage aan Rogier van Otterloo. Genres he performed: Rock music and Progressive rock.

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Henk Wijngaard

Henk Wijngaard (June 13, 1946 Stadskanaal-) also known as Wijngaard, Henk is a Dutch singer.

His most important albums: Met de vlam in de pijp, Muziek is mijn wereld, Speklappen, törf en zoepenbrij, Het beste van Henk Wijngaard 1, Het beste van Henk Wijngaard 2, Het beste van Henk Wijngaard 3, Het Beste Van Henk Wijngaard, Kijk uit hier ben ik, Een uurtje met Henk Wijngaard and Zolang de motor draait.

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Nippy Noya

Nippy Noya (February 27, 1946 Sulawesi-) is a Dutch percussionist and songwriter.

He is known for his proficiency in playing various percussion instruments from around the world, including the djembe, conga, and tabla. Nippy Noya began his career as a percussionist in the 1970s, where he performed in various bands and music groups in the Netherlands. He later gained international recognition for his collaborations with musicians such as George Duke, Chick Corea, and Santana.

Aside from his music career, Nippy Noya is also an accomplished songwriter, having written several pieces for films and television shows in the Netherlands. He has also released several albums as a solo artist, showcasing his unique style that combines traditional Indonesian music with modern jazz and rock. Today, he continues to perform and record music, and is considered as one of the most respected percussionists in the Netherlands.

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Shirley Zwerus

Shirley Zwerus (May 22, 1946-) also known as Zwerus, Shirley or Shirley is a Dutch singer and pianist.

Her discography includes: Easy Livin', Makin' Love Is Good for You and It's Me.

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Pierre van der Linden

Pierre van der Linden (February 19, 1946 Amsterdam-) otherwise known as Linden, van der, Pierre is a Dutch musician and drummer.

He is most well-known for his work with the progressive rock group Focus, with whom he has performed on several albums including "Moving Waves" and "Focus III". Van der Linden began playing drums when he was a teenager and quickly became known for his technical ability and dynamic playing style. In addition to his work with Focus, he has also collaborated with a number of other jazz and progressive rock musicians and has released several solo albums. He continues to perform and record music to this day.

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