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Herman Finkers
Herman Finkers

Hermenegildus ("Herman") Felix Victor Maria Finkers (born December 9, 1954 in Almelo, Overijssel) is a comedian from the Dutch region of Twente, who became famous because of his dry-witted humor and his ambiguous style of storytelling. He temporarily stopped performing in 2000 when he had been diagnosed with leukemia. On August 5, 2006 a Fuchsia was named after him. Image File history File linksMetadata Herman_Finkers. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Herman_Finkers. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Almelo is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Flag of Overijssel Overijssel is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Twente (or Twenthe) is a non-administrative region in the eastern Netherlands, containing the most urbanised and easterly part of the province of Overijssel. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Leukemia (or leukaemia; see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Species About 100; see text Fuchsia is a genus of flowering plants, mostly shrubs, which were identified by Charles Plumier in the late 17th century, and named after the German botanist Leonhart Fuchs (1501-1566). ...


Theater performances

  • Op Zwart Zangzaad (1979)
  • De terugkeer van Joop Huizinga ("Joop Huizinga's Return") 1982
  • De Diana Ros Show ("The Diana Ros Show") 1983
  • EHBO is mijn lust en mijn leven ("First aid is all the world for me") 1985
  • Het Meisje van de Slijterij ("The liquor store girl") 1987
  • De zon gaat zinloos onder, morgen moet zij toch weer op ("The sun sets to no avail, tomorrow it must rise again") (1990)
  • Dat heeft zo'n jongen toch niet nodig ("Such a boy shouldn't need that") (1992)
  • Geen spatader veranderd ("Not changed one varicose vein") (1995) (also in Twentsch: "Gen spatoader aans")
  • Kalm aan en rap een beetje ("Slow down, hurry up") (1998) (also in Twentsch: "Hoanig an en rap wat")

This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Twentsch (Dutch: Twents) is a subdialect of Westplatt, which is the West Low German dialect of the Netherlands. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...

Discography

  • EHBO is mijn lust en mijn leven
  • De zon gaat zinloos onder, morgen moet zij toch weer op
  • Carnaval der Dieren / Sint Joris Mis
  • Kroamschudd'n in Mariaparochie / MacBeth (animatiefilms)
  • Dat heeft zo'n jongen toch niet nodig
  • Geen spatader veranderd
  • Kalm aan en rap een beetje
  • Een engelhart in Rome (Een diepzinnige Herman Finkers in het Vaticaan op audiëntie)

External links

  • Official web site


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Herman Finkers maakt deel uit van het comité van aanbeveling van de Stichting St. Plechelmusbasiliek, de centrale parochiekerk van Oldenzaal, die zich verzet tegen de plannen van het dekenaat Twente.
Zelf is Herman Finkers overtuigd rooms-katholiek, fervent liefhebber van Gregoriaanse muziek en een stemmige Latijnse liturgie.
Toen Herman Finkers van dit initiatief hoorde, bood hij zelf spontaan zijn medewerking aan.
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