Gerrit den Braber

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Gerrit den Braber (1972)

Gerrit den Braber (23 March 1929 - 3 May 1997) was born in Rotterdam and was a Dutch song writer and lyricist.

Braber took lessons at the music in Rotterdam and Hilversum. He then went into Hospital Radio and joint the Dutch radio and television company VARA in 1955. He wrote the lyrics for three Eurovision Song Contest songs Fernando en Filippo, Ring-dinge-ding and I See a Star, he has also worked with former contestances Willeke Alberti, Corry Brokken, Anneke Grönloh, Lenny Kuhr and Conny Vandenbos as well as providing Dutch commentary for the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest.

He was married to Dutch artist Thérèse Steinmetz they had three children. He died from a stroke in 1997.


Songs written or performed by Braber

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