Dutch Female Musicians

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Floor Jansen
(Lead Vocalist of Finnish Symphonic Metal Band 'Nightwish')
Floor Jansen
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Birthdate: February 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Goirle, Netherlands

Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer best known for her association with the Finnish band Nightwish. She is also widely known for her role in the popular TV program Beste Zangers. In 2018, she was honored with the Buma Rocks! Export prize. In 2020, Floor Jansen won the Popprijs at the Noorderslag festival.

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Simone Simons
(Dutch Singer-Songwriter Best Known as the Lead Singer of Dutch Symphonic Metal Band 'Epica')
Simone Simons
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Birthdate: January 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoensbroek, Heerlen, Netherlands

Popular Dutch mezzosoprano Simone Simons has also been the lead vocalist of the symphonic metal band Epica, a band she joined at age 17. She has collaborated with bands and projects such as Kamelot and Ayreon. She runs a lifestyle blog and is married to Kamelot keyboard player Oliver Palotai.

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Anneke van Giersbergen
(Rock Singer & Lead Singer for the Rock Band 'The Gathering' Between 1994 and 2007)
Anneke van Giersbergen
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Birthdate: March 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sint-Michielsgestel, Netherlands

Anneke van Giersbergen is a Dutch singer best known for leading her band Agua de Annique where she is the main vocalist. Over the years, her contribution to Dutch music has been honored with several prestigious awards like the Edison Music Award and the Buma Rocks! Award.

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Anouk
(Singer-songwriter)
Anouk
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Birthdate: April 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

Anouk is a Dutch singer widely regarded as the most famous rock singer in the Netherlands. She achieved popularity in 2013 when she represented her country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden with the song, Birds. Anouk is one of the most decorated singers of her generation; she has won several awards like TMF Awards and Edison Music Awards.

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Sevdaliza
(Singer-songwriter)
Sevdaliza
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Birthdate: September 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Sevdaliza is an Iranian-Dutch singer whose debut album ISON earned her the 3voor12 Award under the Best Album of the Year category. Although she is not very popular in the Netherlands, Sevdaliza performs all over the world. A former professional basketball player, Sevdaliza played for the Dutch national team before embarking on a career as a singer.

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Candy Dulfer
(Dutch Jazz and Pop Saxophonist Known for Her Album 'Saxuality')
Candy Dulfer
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Birthdate: September 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Candy Dulfer is a Dutch saxophonist best known for her solo career as well as for her association with the band The Ladies of Soul. Dulfer became a household name in the Netherlands in 2013 when she started appearing as a jury member in the popular TV show X-Factor. During the 1990s, Candy Dulfer won many Conamus Export Prizes.

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Ilse DeLange
(Country Singer-Songwriter and a Member of the Dutch Band 'The Common Linnets')
Ilse DeLange
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Birthdate: May 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Almelo, Netherlands

One of the bestselling and most popular artists from the Netherlands, Dutch pop and country singer Ilse DeLange had a successful solo career before she joined the band The Common Linnets. She was part of Eurovision 2014 with the band and later churned up hits such as Calm After the Storm.

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Natalie La Rose
(Dutch–Surinamese Singer, Songwriter and Dancer)
Natalie La Rose
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Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch-Surinamese singer Natalie La Rose soared to fame with her Billboard-charting single Somebody. She moved to Los Angeles after being disappointed with her career in the Netherlands and struck gold when she signed with Flo Rida’s label I.M.G. Her music in influenced by the likes of Aaliyah and Beyoncé.
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Charlotte Wessels
(Multi-Instrumentalist & Former Lead Vocalist for the Dutch Symphonic Metal Band ‘Delain')
Charlotte Wessels
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Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zwolle, Netherlands

Best known for her 16-year stint with the symphonic metal band Delain, Dutch singer Charlotte Wessels soared to fame with tracks such as Burning Bridges and We Are the Others. Trained in both classical and jazz, she has also experimented with a collaborative rock musical, which came along with her debut novella.

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Anita Doth
(Dutch Singer and Songwriter Best Known as the Former Singer of the Duo '2 Unlimited')
Anita Doth
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Birthdate: December 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Best known for her mega hit No Limit, as part of the Belgian-Dutch duo 2 Unlimited, along with Ray Slijngaard, Anita Doth initially worked at a police station. She is a breast cancer survivor. After reuniting with Ray, following the first break-up of the duo, she quit again, in 2016, to go solo.

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Do
(Singer)
Do
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Birthdate: September 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valkenswaard, Netherlands

Dutch singer Dominique Rijpma van Hulst, better known as Do, was a promising tennis player in her early days. However, an injury made her switch to music. She soared to fame with the cover version of Bryan Adams’s track Heaven and later churned out hits such as Love Is Killing Me.

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Eva Simons
(Singer, Songwriter)
Eva Simons
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Birthdate: April 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Esmée Denters
(Dutch Singer and YouTube Celebrity)
Esmée Denters
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Birthdate: September 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands

Esmée Denters first gained attention with her cover versions on YouTube. At 19, she signed with Justin Timberlake's label and accompanied him on tours. The MTV Europe Music Award-winning Dutch singer is best known for her UK top 10 hit Outta Here. She has also been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Loona
(Singer)
Loona
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Birthdate: September 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: IJmuiden, Netherlands

Loona is a Dutch dancer and singer-songwriter best known for her collaboration with DJ Sammy and her cover of Vamos a la playa. She is also popular for her cover of Paradisio's Bailando, which became a hit in Germany in 1998. After taking a break from 2005 to 2008, Loona started performing again, much to the delight of her fans.

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Dianne van Giersbergen
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Birthdate: June 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liempde, Netherlands

Dianne van Giersbergen is a Dutch singer best known as the founder of the popular symphonic metal band Ex Libris where she has been performing as the lead singer since 2004. She was also associated with the German band Xandria where she was the lead singer from 2014 to 2017.

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Keren Ann
(Singer-songwriter known for her song)
Keren Ann
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Birthdate: March 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caesarea, Israel

Keren Ann is a singer, songwriter, producer, composer, and engineer. In addition to playing the guitar, clarinet, and piano, Ann also writes and engineers musical and choir arrangements. Over the years, she has also contributed to the soundtrack of films like Thelma, Louise et Chantal and Yossi.

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Amber
(Singer-songwriter)
Amber
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Birthdate: September 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ubbergen, Netherlands

Amber is a Dutch singer and songwriter best known for her hit single Sexual (Li Da Di), which has been playing on MTV since 1999. Amber, who had a long-term association with Tommy Boy Music label, is also credited with founding her own label, JMCA Enterprises.

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Nicole Bus
(Singer, Songwriter)
Nicole Bus
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Birthdate: May 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nieuwegein, Netherlands

Nicole Bus is a Dutch singer whose single You became the joint-fastest debut single to peak at number one on Billboard's Adult R&B Songs chart. Bus achieved popularity in her home country and won the Grand Prize of the Netherlands in 2010. She then appeared in a couple of TV programs before signing to Roc Nation and gaining international acclaim.

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Benno de Goeij
(Record producer)
Benno de Goeij
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Birthdate: March 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oud-Beijerland, Netherlands

Benno de Goeij is a Dutch record producer best known for his association with a trance group called Rank 1, which is considered one of the pioneering groups of the Dutch trance sound. Benno de Goeij is also credited with creating a trance project named Kamaya Painters, which produced three successful singles.

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Nathalie Makoma
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Birthdate: February 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Libreville, Gabon

Nathalie Makoma is a Congolese Dutch singer and songwriter best known for her association with the popular band Makoma where she was the lead singer before leaving the band in 2004 to pursue a solo career. Over the years, Nathalie Makoma has also appeared in a couple of popular TV shows, such as Dancing with the Stars and Idols.

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RANI
(Singer-songwriter)
RANI
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Birthdate: 1999 AD
Birthplace: Netherlands

Best known for her collaboration with DJ Sam Feldt on Post Malone, Dutch singer Rani became a sensation all over Scandinavia with her hit Faustix before going global, while still in her teens. She has also collaborated with famous Norwegian DJ duo Kream on the song Go Somewhere.

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Jerney Kaagman
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Birthdate: July 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

Dutch singer and musician Jerney Kaagman is best known for her stint as a lead vocalist with the group Earth and Fire. She soared to fame with tracks such as Weekend. She has also appeared in the Dutch Playboy and has been a judge on the Dutch talent show Idols.

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Frieda Belinfante
(Former Conductor, member of the Dutch resistance during World War II)
Frieda Belinfante
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Birthdate: May 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 5, 1995
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Lenny Kuhr
(Singer-songwriter)
Lenny Kuhr
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Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eindhoven, Netherlands

Lenny Kuhr is a Dutch singer-songwriter best known for her participation in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1969 where she represented the Netherlands with the song De troubadour. Also known for her humanitarian efforts, Lenny Kuhr joined hands with other artistes in 1991 to record the song Shalom from Holland to express support to the Israelis during the Gulf War.

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Daisy Dee
(Singer, Musician)
Daisy Dee
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Birthdate: September 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Curaçao
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Laura Jansen
(Pop Musician)
Laura Jansen
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Birthdate: March 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Breda, Netherlands
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Lavinia Meijer
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Birthdate: February 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Korea
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Karsu
(Singer-songwriter)
Karsu
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Birthdate: April 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Eefje de Visser
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Eefje de Visser
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Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Voorburg, Netherlands
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Sanne Hans
(Singer)
Sanne Hans
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Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dedemsvaart, Netherlands
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Naaz
(Singer-songwriter)
Naaz
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Birthdate: June 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gorinchem, Netherlands
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Iris Kroes
(Singer)
Iris Kroes
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Birthdate: November 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drachten, Netherlands
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Leona Philippo
(Singer-songwriter who won the title for season 3 of the Dutch reality television music competition The Voice of Holland)
Leona Philippo
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Birthdate: May 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Amina Figarova
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Birthdate: December 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
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Saskia Rao-de Haas
(Virtuoso cellist and composer married to the sitarist Shubhendra Rao)
Saskia Rao-de Haas
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Birthdate: 1971 AD
Birthplace: Abcoude, Netherlands