Herman Pieter de Boer

Dutch writer, journalist and lyricist

Herman Pieter de Boer (9 February 1928 – 1 January 2014),[1] also known as Johnny Austerlitz, was a Dutch writer, journalist and lyricist. He began his career during the late 1950s, and continued for more than 55 years. During this time, he wrote over 65 novels.

Herman Pieter de Boer
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Herman Pieter de Boer in November 2009.
Herman Pieter de Boer

(1928-02-09)9 February 1928
Died1 January 2014(2014-01-01) (aged 85)
Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
Other namesJohnny Austerlitz
OccupationWriter, journalist, lyricist
Years active1956–2014
Lenny Kuhr (m. 1981–1993)
Websitehttp://www.hermanpieterdeboer.nl/ (in Dutch)

De Boer was born in Rotterdam, South Holland. He was married twice during his life. He also had a long relationship with Dutch singer-songwriter Lenny Kuhr from 1981 to 1993.

He died at the age of 85 after a long illness, in Eindhoven, North Brabant.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Herman Pieter de Boer overleden". nos.nl. Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2014. (in Dutch)

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