Lee Towers gets Edison Award
Lee Towers get next month for an Edison Award. The Edison Foundation has the 71-year-old singer the award for “his enormous body of work and extraordinary contribution to Dutch music”.
Lee Towers brak in 1975, thanks to Willem Duys, which he presented as “the singing crane driver’. He took 46 albums and scored hits like It’s Raining In My Heart, and You’l Never Walk Alone, that he is the middle of may even sang during the ceremony of national champions Feyenoord.
According to the Edison Foundation, Lee Towers, in addition to “a master in drawing full houses”. He has performed over fifty times in Ahoy, Rotterdam hall in 1984 as the first Dutch artist to be sold out.
Oldest music prize
Lee Towers will receive his award at 30 June during the Edison Jazz/World event in the New Luxor Theatre in Rotterdam. He occurs that evening, just as the American jazzsaxofonist Joshua Redman. Who gets the Award for Jazz 2017, made the Edison Foundation last month.
The Edison is the oldest music prize in the Netherlands and is divided in three categories: Edison Pop, Classical and Jazz/World. The award consists of a bronze statue by the sculptor Pieter d’hont.