Peter Koene (1948-2013) was one of the pioneers of the Dutch folk revival in the sixties and seventies. In 1971 he founded Folkclub De Bolk with a number of others in the student society of the same name on Buitenwatersloot.
Having scored no less than 21 Top 40-hits since 1965, including international hit ‘Ma Belle Amie’ and the number one hit ‘She likes weeds’, Delft band Tee-Set was a major success. In honor of this great pop group, a monument was erected in Warmoezierstraat in 2021
Musical jack-of-all-trades Ferdinand Bakker is a guitarist, violinist, composer, songwriter as well as a producer. But after playing a major role in pop history with Alquin and The Meteors, his days of writing history aren’t over yet.
Delft band The Mo, also named Mo for short, was formed in 1979 by brothers Clemens and Huub de Lange. The debut album ‘Mo’, with Heili Helder on vocals and Harm Bieger on drums, made it into the top 10 in February 1981 and singles ‘Nancy’ and ‘Fred Astaire’ were also a success.
Jan J. van den Berg was organist of the Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) from 1953 to 1994 and as of 2000 he played in the former Remonstrant Church on Oude Delft. Having acquired national fame as a church and concert organist, Van den Berg left an impressive body of works as a composer.
Delft pop group Stitch rose to national fame in 1983 after releasing their single ‘Jessica’s Mornings’. The band formed in 1980 in Café De Joffer in Nieuwstraat and toured all over the country. After one final performance in 1985, Stitch split up, but a successful reunion followed in 1997.