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Ramses 80

Ramses Shaffy (performer)
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Title
Ramses 80
Performer
Ramses Shaffy 1933-2009
Publisher
Universal, 2013
4 cd's + blaadje
Playing time
04:07:36
EAN
0602537513758
CDR
HAX2312
Placing suggestion
60 - Amusement: Nederlands (NBLC) P1 - Populaire muziek Nederlands (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 7 times in Flemish libraries

About Ramses Shaffy

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Ramses Shaffy (29 August 1933 – 1 December 2009) was a Dutch-French singer and actor who became popular during the 1960s. His most famous songs include "Zing, vecht, huil, bid, lach, werk en bewonder", "We zullen doorgaan", "Pastorale", "Sammy" and "Laat me". He frequently collaborated with Dutch singer Liesbeth List.

Biography

Shaffy was born in Paris, in the suburb Neuilly-sur-Seine. His father was an Egyptian diplomat, and his mother was a Polish-Russian countess. He grew up with his mother in Cannes. When she was infected with tuberculosis, Shaffy was sent to an aunt in Utrecht. Eventually, he ended up in a foster family in Leiden.

He did not finish high school, but he was accepted at the Amsterdam school of theatre arts in 1952. In 1955, he made his debut with the Nederlandse Comedie. He went to Rome in 1960 aspiring to be a film actor, but was unsuccessful in the endeavour. In th…Read more on Wikipedia