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Als 't maar geestig is : prenten en vertellementen

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Als 't maar geestig is : prenten en vertellementen

Een bundeling van 80 geestrijke gedachten over het leven, gekoppeld aan een selectie van het nieuwste grafisch werk van Willem Vermandere, ter gelegenheid van zijn tachtigste verjaardag
Title
Als 't maar geestig is : prenten en vertellementen / tekst en illustraties Willem Vermandere
Author
Willem Vermandere
Language
Dutch
Publisher
[Tielt]: Lannoo, 2020
172 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789401465625 (hardback)

About Willem Vermandere

CC BY 3.0 - Image by Valère Cools

Willem Vermandere (born February 9, 1940 in Lauwe, Belgium) is a Belgian singer, Flemish cabaret artist, writer, sculptor, guitarist and painter. His songs are written and sung in the dialect of the South of West-Flanders in Belgium. His most famous songs are ‘Klein ventje van Elverdinge’, ‘Lat mie maar lopen’, ‘Als ik zing’, ‘Blanche en zijn peird’, ‘Bange blankeman’, ‘Duizend soldaten’, ‘La Belle Rosselle’ and ‘Ik plantte ne keer patatten’.

Biography

Vermandere studied Religion at Ghent and has been a teacher at Nieuwpoort. Although he is most known for his music, Vermandere is more active as a sculptor. His repertoire expresses criticism on society. His performances are a mixture of seriousness, sadness and fun. His songs can be considered poetry.

He performs as a band with Freddy Desmedt and Pol Depoorter. In 1993 Vermandere wrote the song "Bange Blanke Man" ("Frightened White Man"), a song criticizing racism and xeno…Read more on Wikipedia