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Liesbeth List (Bandung12 december 1941) is a Dutch actress and chansonnière.

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[hide]*1 Biography

Biography[Edit]Edit

Young years[Edit]Edit

She was as Elisabeth Dorothea (Elly) Denny born in BandoengDutch East Indies during the Second World War. She spent the first years of her life in a Japanese POW camp. After her mother had committed suicide a short time later, she came after the war with her father to Netherlands. Because her stepmother her not accepted her, left her father and stepmother at the age of seven behind after a holiday on Vlieland in the vuurtorenwachters family List, that adoptedher. She has had a happy time In this family. [1]

As a child loved Liesbeth List already involved with music, in addition to literature and art. At the age of 18, she moved to Amsterdam, took singing lessons and immersed himself in the French chansons.

[1][2]Liesbeth List Popular during the Grand Gala du Disque 1970===Breakthrough[Edit]===

In 1962 she performed for the first time on TV shows, including a TV show of Rob de Nijs. Here she learned, thanks to Henk van der MeydenRamses Shaffy , with whom they would pull up musical for years. From 1965 to 1979 , she had a relationship with writer Cees Nooteboom. Shortly thereafter, she married Robert Ballard, with whom she has a daughter, the singer Jeanette Balmer (1982). Robert Ballard died in april 2014 on 64-year-old age. [2]

The highlight in her career reached List end sixties, early seventies. The duet Pastorale with Shaffy was a big hit and also with her versions of songs by Jacques Brel they garnered success. In the following years she released several albums and singles. She received an Edison Golden Harp (1971) and a (1998).

USA trip[Edit]Edit

In 1972 she took along with Rod McKuen on an English double album, entitled Two Against The Morning. List two albums later in the United States brought out via McKuens Stanyan Records, Solitude's my name respectively (with a number of her songs of McKuen) and List sings Jacques Brel (with the same numbers as on the European version). In the early 1970s she worked once more together with McKuen; they brought an A-face single from Baby it's cold outside with the number.

Musical[Edit]Edit

In 1997 , she played for a short time in the musical, in addition to Endless Coen Ankit vishria. This musical had to quickly stop by financial problems of the production Office. At the beginning of the 21st century began List to the Jubilee Tour Shaffy To Piaf. She started at the end of 2003 Jos Brink to the musical the canopy bed. Starting from October 2008 List to see again in the musical around Édith Piaf. They portrayed the old Piaf.

Anniversary and end of performances[Edit]Edit

On 12 January 2012 makes List in an interview with the NOS announced that it stops occur. Her Jubilee tour 40 years Liesbeth is her farewell tour. List is tired of every day sitting in the car, in a traffic jam and coming home in the middle of the night. Self she says about this: My private life is sacred to me. Every now and then I would have nothing at all. As one for the microphone is very very intensive; at any given time are you tired.

On 14 January got List at the end of the presentation in the Hague by producer Albert Verlinde a bust that Raphaël Haji of her made. The bust will be given a permanent place in the foyer of the Royal Theatre in the Hague.

On 30 January 2013 she released her very last performance at the municipal theatre in Tilburg.

Awards[Edit]Edit

Theatre[Edit]Edit

Trivia[Edit]Edit

  • In the Spike and Wiskealbum the dreams theft (1969) Wiske at some point that she dreams of a famous and successful singer is, called "Wisbeth List".
  • In 1985 she received in her own tv show the then 21-year-old Whitney Houston. They sing a duet together. [3]
  • Arriva has one of his trains named after her: the UK

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Liesbeth List 1966 - - -
Liesbeth List sings Theodorakis 1967 - - -
Pastoral 26-09-1968 06-12-1969 12 6
Liesbeth List sings Jacques Brel 04-09-1969 06-12-1969 9 2 Gold
Victoria 14-10-1970 07-11-1970 7 16
Nuremberg dream 26-10-1971 - - -
Photo 1974 14-12-1974 15 9
Madame Melancolie 1977 - - -
Girls of thirty 1979 - - -
Liesbeth List & Ramses Shaffy 1987 12-12-1987 40 9 with Ramses Shaffy / compilation album
List 1994 08-10-1994 50 13
Noah 1996 12-10-1996 64 4
Vista 1999 01-05-1999 48 4
Lost and won 16-11-2009 21-11-2009 57 7
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
100 most beautiful songs of Ramses and Liesbeth 2007 19-12-2009 54 11 with Ramses Shaffy /compilation album
Back to Back 2010 30-01-2010 13 11 with Ramses Shaffy /compilation album

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Pastoral October 1968 27-09-1969 3 14 with Ramses Shaffy
In the arms of the city January 1970 07-02-1970 tip - with Ramses Shaffy
Brussels January 1970 28-02-1970 tip -
Victoria 1970 21-11-1970 15 7
On the other side of the hills 1971 24-07-1971 tip6 - with Ramses Shaffy
Too many too often 1974 27-04-1974 11 8
Children a penny 1974 21-12-1974 22 5
Let me/Vivre 2005 08-10-2005 25 5 with Aadi and Ramses Shaffy
I seize the day 2012 16-03-2012 - -

DVDs[Edit]Edit

DVDs with the Dutch Music charts in the Top 30 Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest 

position

Number Of 

weeks

Comments
In concert-Carré stars gala 2006 30-12-2006 26 2
Have life sweet 2008 22-11-2008 5 3

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Let me/vivre (with aadi & Ramses Shaffy) - - - - - - 209 189 123 269 99 151 205 213 207
Pastoral (with Ramses Shaffy) 80 119 58 40 51 43 33 24 51 40 6 21 27 46 42

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