“We are going to a benefit concert to friends to recruit for the Herman Brood Museum, so that this private initiative is financially healthy can run. Without the support of the Zwolle community and the business world, that is impossible,” says Derksen for the camera of the ANP.
“For a provincial town like Zwolle is the Herman Brood Museum, a great enrichment. Herman Brood is a child of the city of Zwolle. And it is too crazy for words, such as the Herman Brood Museum in Amsterdam would appear. The Herman Brood Museum in Zwolle. He is the only rock-’n ‘ -roll idol that the Netherlands has had. Everyone loved Herman Brood. He was also a gifted artist. You had him to the wall. I’ve got at the time myself, for a power a painting bought Herman, I think five minutes has worked.”
Derksen has for the concert at theater Odeon musicians called with Herman have worked, among whom saxophonist Bertus Borgers, guitarist Erwin Java and drummer Hans lafaille.