Louis van Dijk

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Louis van Dijk (2008)

Louis van Dijk, also spelled Louis van Dyke (27 November 1941 – 12 April 2020), was a Dutch pianist. He was born in Amsterdam. He played with Pim Jacobs and Pieter van Vollenhoven under the name De Gevleugelde Vrienden ("The Winged Friends").

In September 2005, he played at a charity concert at the Concertgebouw to raise funds for New Orleans after the city was hit by Hurricane Katrina.[1] He was awarded the honorary title of Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.

Dijk died in Laren on 12 April 2020 of cancer, aged 78.[2]

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  1. "Benefietconcert voor jazzmuzikanten New Orleans" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 12 September 2005. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
  2. "Pianist Louis van Dijk (78) overleden" (in Dutch). 12 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.

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