In addition, Fondse sheds light on his special, almost philosophical lyrics (Summer Highland Falls), his love for New York (Say Goodbye to Hollywood – New York State of Mind), his performances in Russia during the Cold War (Leningrad), his fatherhood (Goodnight my Angel) and of course the relationships with the many women in his life ('She's Always a Woman'). With 150 million records sold and 33 top 40 hits, Billy Joel (now 68) is one of the world's most successful artists of all time.
Maurits Fondse is a versatile pianist, singer and songwriter. He worked as a regular pianist for Freek de Jonge from 2013-2019. In 2018-2019 Maurits was Musical Director of Soof de Musical. Maurits is currently touring the theaters with The story of Billy Joel, a personal tribute to the American pianist and singer. Maurits tells the story behind the songs with a lot of humor and enthusiasm.
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