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Oscar Benton

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Born in:Haarlem,
Year of Birth:1949
Year of death:2020


(source: wikipedia)

Oscar Benton (born Ferdinand van Eis; 3 February 1949 – 8 November 2020) was a Dutch vocalist. He was also the founder of the Oscar Benton Blues Band in 1967. The band rose to fame in 1968 by being a runner up in the Jazz Festival, Loosdrecht, the Netherlands.
Benton was born on 3 February 1949 in Haarlem. He studied mandolin and the violin at the conservatory.
On 8 November 2020, Benton died in IJmuiden at the age of... more

Also known as

  • Ferdinand van Eis

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