Jerney Kaagman get Hans Kosterman Price

Jerney Kaagman get Hans Kosterman Price

Jerney Kaagman (69) is awarded the Hans Kosterman Price, formerly of the Platinum nutcracker award. They will receive the price on behalf of collective rights management societies Sena and NORMA for her contributions in the field of copyrights of musicians.

The former singer of the band Earth & Fire is the second person that the Hans Kosterman Price to receive.

Kosterman (1945-2015) was a lawyer, musician, lyricist and director with various special interest groups and got in 2014, the first Platinum nutcracker award. As a tribute carries the price since then, his name.

Kaagman has itself first as president and co-founder of interest group BV Pop hard made for the interests of artists. From 2000 to 2009 she was active as a director of the Conamus Foundation (now the Buma Culture). Besides they have plenty of board positions in the world of copyright.


Kaagman, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, received the award at her home out of the hands of Henk Westbroek. She told him about her health, she is currently stable calls. “One day good, other day is not good,” she said, as was seen in RTL Boulevard.

The award consists of a pin in the shape of a nutcracker award and a cash prize of 5000 euros, which the winner plays in the Jerney Kaagman Foundation.

Kaagman: “The civilization of a country begins with the recognition and valuation of intellectual property. This is in my opinion the more true because we are now dealing with an information society and global information economy.”

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