Herman Pieter de Boer

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Herman Pieter de Boer
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Herman Pieter de Boer in November 2009.
Born Herman Pieter de Boer
(1928-02-09)9 February 1928
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Died 1 January 2014(2014-01-01) (aged 85)
Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
Other names Johnny Austerlitz
Occupation Writer, journalist, lyricist
Years active 1956–2014
http://www.hermanpieterdeboer.nl/ (Dutch)

Herman Pieter de Boer (9 February 1928 – 1 January 2014), also known as Johnny Austerlitz, was a Dutch writer, journalist and lyricist, whose career spanned over 55 years.

Born in Rotterdam, South Holland, de Boer began his writing career in 1956 and wrote fifty novels.[1]

He was married twice during his life and also had a long relationship with Dutch singer-songwriter Lenny Kuhr from 1981 to 1993.

Herman Pieter de Boer died following a long illness during the early hours of 1 January 2014, aged 85, in Eindhoven, North Brabant.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Herman Pieter de Boer overleden". nos.nl (in Dutch). Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 

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