“Smurfs” song: Dutch pop singer Vader Abraham died


“Smurfs” song
Dutch pop singer Vader Abraham has died

Vader Abraham, bourgeois: Pierre Kartner with Smurf in his arms.  Photo: Horst Galuschka/dpa

Vader Abraham, bourgeois: Pierre Kartner with Smurf in his arms. photo

© Horst Galuschka/dpa

The father of the Smurfs is dead. The Dutch singer, real name Pierre Kartner, was 87 years old.

The one with the “SmurfsThe song, well-known Dutch pop singer Vader Abraham has died. The singer and composer, whose real name is Pierre Kartner, died at the age of 87 at his home in Breda in the south of the country, the ANP news agency said, citing a family spokesman on Friday communicated.

His 1977 released Smurf song – officially: “The Song of the Smurfs” – made him famous. More than 25 million records have been sold worldwide. Another big international hit was “The Little Pub”, which appeared in more than 200 cover versions. In Germany it was sung by Peter Alexander.

carter was also very popular in Germany and often appeared in TV programs such as the “Aktuelle Hitparade”. In the last years of his life he lived in seclusion in Breda. According to media reports, he died on Tuesday.

dpa



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