Strengholt Music Group

Strengholt Music Group is an important part of the European entertainment company Strengholt B.V., founded in 1928, and considered one of the biggest pioneers of the Dutch music industry.

Formerly known as Warner Basart Music Publishers, Strengholt Music Group had offices all over the world and played a leading role in the Dutch music entertainment business.

The catalogue contains over 100 No.1 hits which form an important part of Dutch music history, a.o. composed by Boudewijn de Groot, Lennaert Nijgh, Ramses Shaffy, Pierre Kartner, Hans van Hemert, Ferry Corsten, Radboud Miedema, John Ewbank,  Eric van Tijn and Jochem Fluitsma.

Worldwide hits in the catalogue include:

  • “Venus” – Shocking Blue / Bananarama
  • “Eviva España” – Imca Marina
  • “I remember Elvis Presley” – Danny Mirror
  • “How do you do” – Mouth & MacNeal
  • “The launch” – DJ Jean
  • “You’re the greatest lover” – Luv
  • “Elephant Song” – Kamahl
  • “Reality” – Lost Frequencies & Janieck

The masters catalogue also contains key songs from the Basart Records label by Anita Meyer and Conny Vandenbos and lateron on the Dureco label with hits from Corry Konings, The Smurfs, Vader Abraham, MC Miker G & Deejay Sven, De Dijk, Ben Cramer and many more.