Every Dutch person who sporadically turns on the radio, makes a cafe unsafe or TV watcher knows about where the repertoire of folk singer Frans Bauer is. You only have to walk into a bar to hear a song by the Dutch legend. Whether you are a fan of his or not, almost everyone sings along on such an evening in the pub.
The career of Frans Bauer
Frans Bauer, whose real name is François van Dooren, was born on December 30, 1973 in Roosendaal. In 1987 he started his music career, with his first single Are You Young. However, the folk singer only became known in 1992, when he participated in the program All You Need Is Love. Two years later he broke through as a singer with When Stars Are In The Sky.
The songs that the folk singer is best known for today are Do you have a moment for me‘n Our Happiness and See All Those Sunbeams. Over the years, the cozy singer has won the hearts of the Dutch – and also the Germans, with his song Weil Ich Dich Liebe – conquered with live performances and appearances on television.
Costs for a half hour performance
This year, Frans Bauer will turn 50 years old. So he has had quite a few years in his music career, which is also clearly reflected in the man’s ability. His success has brought him a real fortune and fame. It is not for nothing that he was once, relatively early in his career, immortalized as a wax figure in the Madame Tussaud.
But his career seems far from over. He still manages to fill halls, such as even Ahoy Rotterdam. Given that a ticket for Frans Bauer costs € 80, the cheerful folk singer makes about € 800,000 in turnover per concert.
Given that Frans Bauer is a popular folk singer, there are plenty of people who would like to book a performance by him. And you can! For a performance of half an hour, the best man asks about € 10,000. You can also hire him with live accompaniment from the Holland Showband. Then the performance is extended by fifteen minutes.
So not for everyone, but if you have a well-filled wallet and have always wanted to experience a private performance by Frans Bauer, you are probably up for it. It is available for both private parties and corporate events. You can book here.