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Willem Frederik Christiaan Dieben ( The Hague , 5 april 1886 - The Hague , 9 april 1944 ) was a Dutch singer who called in the period between the two world wars Willy Derby was one of the most popular artists in the Netherlands. Among his best known songs include the seat at the mill (where in this mill) , two eyes so blue , Peanut Peanut Lekka Lekka and crooner , whose Hello Bandung , the proud heart bum , Dreamland and White roses are the best known.

Derby came from a working-Hague. He worked as a singing waiter in Antwerp and New York and on the ferry Hook of Holland - Harwich before leaving in 1915 , encouraged by his wife, Adelaide de Kuijper , a serious career in vaudeville began. Initially, he joined with his brother Lou Bandy under the name The Brothers Bandy ( Bandy is an Americanized reversing the syllables Die-am .) It soon appeared to collide, however characters of the brothers to be strong to be useful to collaborate; Unlike Lou Willy was known as an amiable person.

Willy changed his stage name to the equally American sounding Derby and fourth in the twenties and thirties successes as a singer of light sentimental lyrics, mostly written by Ferry van Delden or Jacques van Tol . Besides artist, he also owned a number of Hague record stores. The Derby was financially than for the wind, which came out well because he from the mid thirties both his wife and mistress Teddy Schaank maintained.

During the Second World War was Derby, thanks to Van Tol disguised protest song on the Grebbeberg , from the outset known as an anti- German artist. Using his popularity he was looking at gigs the bounds of what the Germans considered permissible.

He also sometimes exceeded those limits shown by the fact that he was detained in 1941 as well in 1943 in Scheveningen prison on charges of anti-German provocation. Since it was the medication he needed remembered for his heart condition. Teddy Schaank managed to achieve with guile and courage that she could visit her boyfriend. They smuggled the drugs in and thus saved his life possible.

During the war deteriorated Derby's health. A few time after Teddy Schaank love relationship broke with him, Derby died at age 58 of a heart attack.

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