Edwin Rutten

The Netherlands, 1943

Edwin Rutten is an actor and singer. He made his debut as a singer in 1964 with the song Ik moet altijd weer opnieuw aan je denken. He became very well known between 1974 and 1990 with the children’s TV show De Film van Ome Willem. He also presented Service Salon (1985), Kinderen voor Kinderen (1985-1986) and Goeiemiddag Nederland (1996). Rutten still sings and acts in Het Klokhuis. He also teaches at the Amsterdam conservatory and has been presenting the Radio 4 programme Muziekwijzer since 2010.