Cornelis Vreeswijk

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Cornelis Vreeswijk ( Swedish pronunciation (help·info),  Dutch pronunciation (help·info)) (8 August 1937 – 12 November 1987) was a singer-songwriter, poet and actor born in IJmuiden in the Netherlands. He emigrated to Sweden with his parents in 1949 at the age of twelve. He was educated as a social worker and hoped to become a journalist, but became increasingly involved in music, performing at ev ...