Seth Gaaikema

Dutch comedian

Seth Regner Gaaikema (11 July 1939 – 21 October 2014) was a Dutch cabaret artist, writer, and lyricist. He translated many plays into Dutch. They include My Fair Lady (his first, 1959), Kiss Me Kate, Oliver!, Les Misérables, and The Phantom of The Opera.[1] Gaaikema was born in Uithuizen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Seth Gaaikema in 1985

Gaaikema died in Schijndel, North Brabant from heart failure, aged 75.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cabaretier Seth Gaaikema (75) overleden". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). 21 October 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.