Johnny Meijer

Johnny Meijer

Dutch Musician
Born Oct 1, 1912

Johnny Meijer was an accordionist who played classical, folk, and swing. For a time he was known as a jazz accordionist and his 75th birthday was celebrated at the North Sea Jazz Festival. He was also the subject of a film. He is the grandfather of pop singer Eva Simons who in 1995 sang the song Rainbow in the Sky by DJ Paul Elstak in [1 1].… Read More

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1912 Birth Born in 1912.


1953 41 Years Old Twice he was accordion world champion in 1953 and 1954.


1974 62 Years Old Besides the popular songs he also played fast swing numbers, Romanian music and classical pieces and was widely recognized as a virtuoso jazz accordionist. In 1974 he recorded the Dutch Swing College Band Johnny Goes Dixie LP, which went gold. … Read More
1992 80 Years Old Died in 1992.
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