Mathilde Santing

Mathilde Santing (born Mathilde Eleveld, 24 October 1958) is a Dutch singer. Santing was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands. She started receiving national attention in 1981 after she appeared in a Dutch television program called Sonja Op Maandag hosted by Sonja Barend. Over the next 25 years, she released a steady stream of albums, making her a fixture in the Dutch Music Scene. In 1986 she won the BV Popprijs at Noorderslag in Groningen. She was the first artist to win this prize. In 1993 the album Texas Girl & Pretty Boy was released, on which Mathilde performed 14 songs by Randy Newman. Later she would do the same with songs from Frank Sinatra and Joni Mitchel. In 1997, she played a role in the musical Joe. The song Inspiration was released as a single. In the same year she had a hit with Beautiful people, a cover of Melanie. Black's ‘Wonderful Life’ from 1999 is her biggest hit to date. In the 2006/2007 theatre season, she appeared in the role of Glinda in Joop van den Ende's production of the musical The Wiz. In November 2012, she collaborated with Todd Rundgren and the Dutch Metropole Orchestra. At the Paradiso venue in Amsterdam Todd Rundgren was backed by three backing vocalists, including Santing, with whom he sang a duet that night. During her career, she covered 14 of his songs. She was the winner of the Buma Cultuur Pop Award (Popprijs) for 1985, the first edition of the award. She also won three Edisons and a Gouden Harp. On 27 April 2007, Santing was knighted by Queen Beatrix (Order of Oranje-Nassau).


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Think About Your Troubles (performed by Mathilde Santing) Mathilde Santing's recording of Think About Your Troubles ...

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