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Summary: Both had been members of 'The Steel Country Show Band' with Donna-Marie joining in 1975.
Description: Vocal Duo
Known For: Husband and wife team
Instruments: Steel Guitar, Voice
Music Styles: Country
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Web Site: http://www.brissteelguitar.com/Hank%20Koopman.htm
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Hank Koopman and Donna-Marie

Formed in Perth, Western Australia, 1979.

Hank Koopman.
Born in Norg, Holland, 24,11,1946.
Arriving in Western Australia in 1951.

Born 29,1,1948, Leonora, Western Australia.
Her first performance was at the Orient Hotel in Fremantle, singing with 'The Steel Country Band' taking Hanks eye.

He formed a Hawaiian trio 'The South Sea Strings'.

His wife bought his first steel guitar and Koopman taught himself how to play the instrument.

Both had been members of 'The Steel Country Show Band' with Donna-Marie joining in 1975.

Becoming a duo and moving to Sydney in 1979 playing the club circut
with their floor show and appearing on national TV such as
'The Mike Walsh Show' and 'Reg Linsays Country Homestead' among many more.

The have performed on cruise ships touring namely 'The Fair Star' and
'The Achilli Lauro'.

As a duo they have supported the likes of Howard Keel, Acker Bilk etc.

Their first album release was 'NO REASON TO STAY' in 1981.

A New CD release in 1997 'CHOICES OF THE HEART'.

All information for recordings, booking and information may be obtained at the web address above.

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