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De rode draad : een bloemlezing 1969-1995

Freek de Jonge (author), Peter Dicker (compiler)

De rode draad : een bloemlezing 1969-1995

Title
De rode draad : een bloemlezing 1969-1995 / De Jonge, Freek ; samenst. Dicker, Peter
Author
Freek de Jonge 1944-
Compiler
Peter Dicker
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Harmonie, 1995
349 p.
ISBN
90-6169-491-4

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Freek de Jonge

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Frederik "Freek" Jan Georg de Jonge (born 30 August 1944) is a Dutch cabaret performer and writer.

Biography

Early life and career

De Jonge was born in Westernieland as son of a pastor. His family moved to Workum, and later to Zaandam and Goes. At age 11, De Jonge had his first performance on stage. After barely making it through high school, he studied cultural anthropology in Amsterdam. During his studies he met Bram Vermeulen and Johan Gertenbach, and they formed a group of comedy performers, Neerlands Hoop In Bange Dagen.

In 1978, Neerlands Hoop became famous for their opposition against the participation of the Netherlands national football team in the football world cup in Argentina, though their show Bloed aan de Paal.

In 1979, Neerlands Hoop split up and De Jonge started a solo career of comedy performances. Starting in 1…Read more on Wikipedia