A rock ‘n roll work of art - Herman Brood

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‘Unbelievable he’s already been gone fourteen years’, is the way Herman Brood’s lifelong manager Koos van Dijk sums it up. The vast majority of Dutch citizens will surely agree. ‘Cause whether you agreed with his lifestyle or not, Herman Brood was a bird of paradise that made every regular robin proud to be part of the species. He was an odd bird, most definitely, but he was our odd bird. The kind you wouldn’t want to cage if you were able to…