Willeke Alberti

Willeke Alberti
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Background information
Birth nameWilly Albertina Verbrugge
Born(1945-02-03) 3 February 1945 (age 72)
OriginAmsterdam, Netherlands
GenresSchlager, levenslied
Occupation(s)singer, actress
Years active1956-present
Universal Music Group


Willeke Alberti (3 Feb 1945, Amsterdam, Netherlands) (true name: Willy Albertina Verbrugge) is a Dutch singer and celebrity, the girl of entertainer and singer Willy Alberti and Hendrika Geertruida Kuiper (1921-2011).

Willeke Alberti started her profession at the first age group of eleven in the music Duel om Barbara and she recorded her initial one in 1958 as well as her dad. Through the 1960s, she was a well-known vocalist in holland and acquired at least one #1 strike with "De wintertime was lang" ("It had been a long wintertime"), however there is no public Dutch chart at that time. Willeke and her dad had a tv program between 1965 and 1969. Her performing profession from 1970 onwards is certainly less active, nevertheless Alberti still produces singles and albums at an abnormal interval and has minor jobs in television applications and movies.From 1964 to 1974 she was married to musician Joop Oonk plus they had a little girl. She wedded John de Mol in 1976, plus they acquired a kid, Johnny de Mol. The few divorced in 1980, and Alberti wedded a third period, with football participant Søren Lerby. Another kid was created from that relationship. Søren Lerby and Willeke Alberti separated in 1996.In 1994 she represented holland in the Eurovision Tune Contest using the tune "Waar is de zon?" ("Where may be the sunlight?"), which stated a meagre four factors in the international juries, all via Austria.Over time Alberti is becoming embraced in holland being a gay icon, because of a combined mix of her song repertoire, her durability and her performances to get many gay causes.


Oom Ferdinand en de Toverdrank (1974) House shoes (TV Film) (1975) Rooie Sien (1975) Kiss Me personally Kate (Television Film) (1975) Pygmalion (Television Film) (1976) Lachcarrousel (Television Film) (1976) Dag 80 hallo 81 (1980) Filmpje! (1995) Nachtrit (2006) Alles is normally Familie (2012) Sinterklaas en de Pepernoten Chaos (2013)