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Welcome to the Dutch Music Encyclopedia by Beeld en Geluid. Here you will find thousands of biographies and discographies, compositions, contact information, photographs and other material from Dutch bands, musicians, ensembles, orchestras and composers.

Thijs van Otterloo in 2009

Louis Andriessen

Louis Andriessen, a member of a famous family of musicians, was one of the most influential Dutch composer of his generation. Read more

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Rosa Spier turns 60 in 1951. Read more

De Staat in 2011

De Staat

De Staat is a Nijmegen rockband formed around singer, guitarist and songwriter Torre Florim. The band is named after the Louis Andriessen composition of the same name. The powerful, adventurous music is often compared to Queens Of The Stone Age and dEUS. Read more

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