Rogier van Otterloo

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Rogier van Otterloo (1975)

Willem Rogier van Otterloo (11 December 1941 - 29 January 1988) was a Dutch composer and conductor.

Biography[edit]

Van Otterloo was the eldest son of the conductor Willem van Otterloo. He composed several soundtracks for Dutch films and in 1980 became conductor of the Metropole Orkest for jazz music in Amsterdam. He conducted four songs in Eurovision Song Contests: "Amsterdam" (1980), "Het is een wonder" (1981), "Jij en ik" (1982), "Ik hou van jou" (1984) and "Rechtop in de wind" (1987). He has also composed jazz music.

Discography[edit]

  • 'Turks Fruit' 1973
  • 'Visions' 1974
  • 'Lets Go To Randstad/Randstad Reflection' 1974
  • 'Munich 74' 1974
  • 'On The Move' 1976
  • 'Moods' 1976
  • 'The French Collection' 1976
  • 'Heartbeat/Farewell Song' 1976
  • 'Soldaat van Oranje' 1977
  • 'Tin Pan Alley' 1978
  • 'Wereldsuccessen' 1978
  • 'Juliana 70' 1979
  • 'Grijpstra en de Gier'1979
  • 'Collage' 1980
  • 'First In The Air' 1984
  • 'Silver Selection' 1985
  • 'Verzameld Werk' 2005

Filmography[edit]

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Media offices
Preceded by
Israel Izhak Graziani
Eurovision Song Contest conductor
1980
Succeeded by
Republic of Ireland Noel Kelehan