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On Saturday March 21st (8 PM) biographer Johan Bakker will talk about the short life of the American singer (1963-1996). ‘Bakker has written an extraordinarily poignant biography (Behind the Rainbow / Eva Cassidy, de biografie). He presents his research in an excellent style and he interprets those he interviewed, and …

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First Eva Cassidy Fan Club Meeting

Monday night, February 2nd, Theater De Vorstin in Hilversum remembered Eva Cassidy’s 52nd birthday. The well-attended gathering was organised by the Eva Cassidy Fan Club under the chairmanship of founder Anton van Dijken. Eva wasn’t present; she died of skin cancer in 1996 at the age of 33. Although the …

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Johan Bakker about Eva Cassidy: “When I hear her voice, she still touches me.”

The American singer Eva Cassidy (1963-1996) died almost twenty years ago. Yet she seems more popular than ever before. This year Coosje Smid scored a hit with her performance of “Fields of Gold” and singer Margriet Sjoerdsma prepares an extensive tribute theatre tour together with Eva’s brother. Johan Bakker wrote a book …

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