Bobbejaan Schoepen

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Birthday
16, 1925
Birthplace
Boom, Belgium
Death Date
May 17, 2010 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1925
Birthplace
Boom, Belgium
Death Date
May 17, 2010 (85)

About

Flemish singer who released more than 482 songs and who had a strong musical career from 1948 through the 1970s.

Before Fame

He started performing vaudeville shows with his sister in the 1930s and had his first audition in 1940 for radio.

Trivia

He received a 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award in Belgium.

Family Life

He married Dutch opera singer Josephina Jongen in May 1961 and they had five children: Robert in 1962, Myriam in 1963, Jacky in 1964, Peggy in 1968, and Tom in 1970.

Associated With

He performed regularly with Johnny Cash on visits to the United States.

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