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Merwijk in 2019

Jeroen van Merwijk (11 September 1955 – 3 March 2021) was a Dutch comedian, painter, and songwriter. He was born in Bilthoven, Netherlands. He was mainly known for his theatre performances between 1986 and 2019. A singer, his best known singles were "Zuid Afrika" and "Dat vinden jongens leuk". He wrote songs for among others: Hans Dorrestijn, Adèle Bloemendaal, Karin Bloemen and Erik van Muiswinkel.

Van Merwijk announced in February 2020 that he had colorectal cancer. He died in his hometown Sainte-Juliette, France on 3 March 2021, aged 65.

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