COTTON SOETERBOEK BAND BASSIST DIES OF HEART ATTACK
September 6, 2009
It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Wim den Boer, bassist with The Cotton Soeterboek Band, passed away September 3, 2009 from a heart attack.
Wim den Boer was a gifted musician, performer and a consummate bass player.
Wim started his career in Reinforced Concrete and later on in Aggressor. He was one of the founding members of Abyss and later joined Jeff & Co, with whom he recorded several successful albums for in Holland. Wim joined The Cotton Soeterboek Band in 2006, as well as playing with Silver Dollar and Four 4 The Road.
Statement from the band: “Words are not enough to describe the loss we feel with Wim’s passing. He was so happy with the recent birth’s of Amy and Daisy, spending time with his family, and looking forward to start recording the new album this month. We are devastated at the loss of our friend and brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family in their time of need.”
Wim is survived by his wife Marja, his son Leslie and his twin daughters Amy and Daisy.