Wants van der meer replaces Dieter Troubleyn in the hommageprogramma about Robert Long that coming season in the theatres.
That has production company Beautiful Weather Tuesday announced. Other actors in the show are Maaike Widdershoven, Julia Autumn and Roberto the Great. The homage is performed because the in 2006 deceased chansonnier next year, 75-year-old would have become.
The hommageprogramma has as a title The day that I Robert Long met. All of the singers and tell the story about their encounter with Robert Long and the way the singer made a lasting impression she has made. Also they bring you all the highlights from the work of Long to sing, accompanied by a combo.
Wil van der meer is known for his roles in series such as TiTa Tovenaar and Caps Club and movies as the Movie!, Saint and Pietje Bell.
Robert Long (1943-2006) was a singer, writer, comedian and presenter. He wrote often fierce songs where he is clearly a statement made: he was positive for the environment and for sexual tolerance and against capitalism, the church and hypocrisy.
He made dozens of albums and received several awards, including six Edison awards and a Golden Harp. His first Dutch language album Sooner or later from 1974 was 118 weeks in the charts. He died at the end of 2006, the consequences of peritoneal carcinomatosis.