Trijntje Oosterhuis

Ranked #3 on the list Most famous Female Singers from Netherlands

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About Trijntje Oosterhuis

Judith Katrijntje "Trijntje" Oosterhuis (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtrɛiɲcə ˈoːstərˌɦœys]; born 5 February 1973) is a Dutch pop and jazz singer. Judith Katrijntje Oosterhuis was born on 5 February 1973, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Trijntje Oosterhuis is the daughter of theologian and former Catholic priest Huub Oosterhuis and violinist Jozefien Melief of the Amsterdam Promenade Orchestra. In 1990 she formed the band "Total Touch" with her brother Tjeerd Oosterhuis and, in 1991, they participated in the Grote Prijs van Nederland, the most important amateur musician contest in the Netherlands. Trijntje got the opportunity to tour with Candy Dulfer in 1994 after collaborating with her on the album Big Girl. Originally the tour was supposed to last six weeks; however, it became a two-year tour around the world. Total Touch was offered a record deal in 1995 and the debut album Total Touch was released in 1996. The first single Touch Me There became a summer hit and went Platinum, selling over 100,000 copies in its first month - despite only peaking the Dutch charts at #14. The next album This Way became their first #1 album and was equally successful, although the album was not well

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