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Barend Courbois - Bass

Barend Courbois

Barend was born the 13th of July 1967 in the Netherlands. He's the son of the veteran jazz drummer, the Bird and the Boy Edgar award's winner Pierre Courbois and art teacher Wendelina Courbois-Dam.

He learn to play bass very young, at 9 years old and he plays his first live at the age of 11. He also studied at the Lyceum of Music in Arnhem.

Barend have a huge experience, he recorded over 60 albums with various band and he played in more than 4 000 shows ! He joined Blind Guardian in 2012, after the left of Oliver Holzwarth who wants to play only with Rhapsody Of Fire. He stay a full-time member of Vengeance.