Cees Veerman (musician)

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Veerman with The Cats in February 1970.

Cees Veerman (6 October 1943 – 15 March 2014) was a Dutch musician. He was a singer, composer and guitarist for the rock band The Cats. He was born in Volendam in the province of North Holland.

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  1. "Cees Veerman van The Cats overleden". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). 15 March 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2014.

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