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b. 26 November 1940, Rotterdam, holland. As an extremely small kid Kauffeld would sing alongside records by performers such as for example Doris Day time and Frank Sinatra. When she was aged 13 she sang on radio and in addition with an area music group, the Raindrops. Her professional profession premiered early in 1957 with an appearance on the national radio program using the Skymasters big music group. Not long following this, she sang in Berlin like a visitor with Werner Müller as well as the RIAS Big Band. Her profession developed in holland and Germany and in these years she made an appearance with many performers, including Toots Thielemans, Kurt Edelhagen, and Svend Asmussen. A proceed to the USA discovered her employed in LA and NEVADA with jazz music artists such as for example Ray Dark brown and Plant Ellis. Back holland, through her fresh husband, maker Joop de Roo, she fulfilled and occasionally sang numerous going to jazz luminaries, included in this Thad Jones, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pederson, Jiggs Whigham and Phil Woods. She also documented THE BEST Ballads using the Metropole Orchestra beneath the path of Rob Pronk and Fernand Terby; one monitor thereon, ‘Last night I Noticed The Rainfall’, includes a visitor appearance by Stan Getz. Furthermore to dealing with huge orchestras and little groups, such as for example Cees Slinger’s Gemstone Five, Kauffeld in addition has sometimes worked well in unusual types as she do on sets having a guitar-tenor saxophone duo: The Track Is usually You and I’m On My Method FOR YOU. Kauffeld continuing to tour internationally, in the mean time also teaching in the Hilversum Conservatory of Music, a task she ceased in the first 00s to permit additional time for executing. During her profession, Kauffeld provides received many honours, including, within the 80s, Greatest Soloist on the Euro-Nordring Radio Celebration as well as the Rotterdam Golden Center culture prize; within the 90s, De Gouden Notenkraker and Hertogenbosch Duke of Duketown Award; and in the 00s, she received the Parrot Award on the North Ocean Jazz Celebration, and her 40th wedding anniversary as a specialist musician was celebrated when she was honoured using a Dutch knighthood, the Ridder In De Orde Truck De Nederlandse Leeuw.

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Full Name Greetje Kauffeld
Date Of Birth November 26, 1939
Profession Singer
Nationality Dutch
Spouse Joop de Roo, Joop de Roo
Music Songs Wir können uns nur Briefe schreiben, Niet voor mij, Lekker tempo, The Hungry Years, Niks voor mij, Sunday-Melody, Man van mijn hart, Kom binnen, Doe 't nog es een keer, Am Rande der Nacht, The Way We Were - Wordless, Ich bin immer die Andere, Wat Een Dag, Harold Arlen Medley, My Kinda World, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Morenal, You Must Believe In Spring, Makin' Whoopee, Pieces Of Dreams, Orange Coloured Sky, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down, Happiness Is a Thing Called Love, Polka Dots & Moonbeams, I Wish You Love, Tanz bitte noch einmal mit mir, Dear Death, Andorinha, Shiny Stockings, Almost Like Being in Love, So Many Stars, Who Knows Why
Albums And Let The Music Play, Young Girl Sunday Jazz, Tender Meditation, My Shining Hour, On My Way To You, Some Other Spring, Dreaming, In Concert (Live), Heaven's Open, The Song Is You, Meets Jerry van Rooijen and Jiggs Whigham with his Rias Big Band, Young at Heart, Uit liefde en respect voor Gershwin

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