Dutch boy a sensation on American television

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And he we go with yet another edition of ‘Zoek de Nederlander’ (’Find the Dutch person’), albeit a very entertaining one, with music and a happy ending. Sixteen-year-old Simeon Mulder who lives in Orlando, Florida made it to the next round of America’s Got Talent, which will be held in Las Vegas sometime this year.

He has the playfulness of a Glenn Gould trying to play like a young Mozart (maybe not the technical skills, it’s telly after all), the wardrobe qualities of actor Tom Hulce who played Mozart in the 1984 film ‘Amadeus’, some serious piano skills and some nice, dry Dutch humour.

(Link: telegraaf.nl)

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  1. Simeon plays well and with style. His genuine enthusiasm and lack of cynicism makes him stand out as a refreshing personalty among teens today in America. (Cynicism is all the rage in entertainment and comedy.)

    Comment by Neil — June 30, 2010 @ 2:49 pm

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