Kurt Darren

Pop music, Musical Artist

1970 –

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Who is Kurt Darren?

Kurt Darren, is a South African singer, songwriter and television presenter, who won 7 South African Music Awards from 2007 to 2011.

His debut was with the album For Your Precious Love released in 1995. From 2006 to 2011, Darren was the presenter of the popular South African show Jukebox broadcast on kykNET. During the programme, callers would have the opportunity to request and dedicate music videos of their choice. SMS messages would also roll in during the program. The program was broadcast live on various radio stations as well on Sunday evenings.

Many of his songs in Afrikaans have been covered in Dutch by artists in the Netherlands and Flemish Belgium, and German in Austria. Songs covered in Dutch include "Staan Op", covered by Jan Smit as "Sta Op", "Meisie Meisie" by Henk Wijngaard as "Meissie Meissie", "Kaptein Span die Seile" as "Kap'tein" by Bart Kaëll, "Hemel op Tafelberg" as "Die Zomer Gaat Nooit Voorbij" by Wim Soutaer, "Af en af" by Hellemaal Hollands and "Bloubergstrand se sonsak" as "Dromendans" by Vinzzent, while those covered in German include "Meisie Meisie" by Klostertaler.

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Born
Feb 19, 1970
Pretoria
Also known as
  • Darren, Kurt
Nationality
  • South Africa
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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