Eddy Christiani

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Eddy Christiani
Eddy Christiani (1965).jpg
Eddy Christiani in 1965
Born Eduard Christiani
(1918-04-21)21 April 1918
The Hague, Netherlands
Died 24 October 2016(2016-10-24) (aged 98)
Occupation Singer, composer

Eduard "Eddy" Christiani (21 April 1918 – 24 October 2016) was a guitarist, singer, and composer from the Netherlands.[1] He was best known for songs like Zonnig Madeira (1938), Ouwe Taaie (1943), Op De Woelige Baren (1948), Kleine Greetje Uit De Polder (1950), Spring Maar Achterop (1952), Daar Bij De Waterkant and Rosemarie Polka (1953). In 1961 he reached the 82th position with his Spanish-language song Sucu Sucu (1961)

He reminisced about his tricky experiences in the Netherlands of both performing for the occupying Nazis and as a resistance supporter in the TV documentary series The World at War (Episode: Occupation: Holland 1940-1944).

In 2008, his song "Rhythm for You" was included in the video game Fallout 3.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artiesten eren energieke Eddy Christiani (90)". NU.nl. 21 April 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2009.