The board of directors of the city of Halle opened this morning at 10 o'clock a book in the Saint-Martinusbasiliek to the Large Market. The weekly market on Thursday, there was perhaps not strange, but still for the afternoon were already dozens of people passed through to supportive words for Pauls family down to pens in either of the two rouwregisters. Both because the city had two rouwregisters open to a possible crowd gathers the boss. The first hour of the two registers are already used and at times had people wait to have something to write. Among them also Jean-Pierre Vermeiren, in Halle, better known as Piet. “I think Paul is a very likeable boy, that much good music made,” he says.
The last concert of Paul in Halle, when he had his seventieth birthday, I have with him still chatting. He was fond it is fantastic that I was presentJean-Pierre ‘Piet Vermeiren
“His songs are fantastic and he could ambience, in short, a real artist. Together with him I started in mid sixties to rehearse with The Criminals, where I was the bassist. We started in the garden of a house, but because it is too much for those people we moved to the paters church. There we took a houtkelder empty and that we founded in as the famous ‘Paxkelder’. We did a lot of rehearsals and in the meantime we received people, making it a really cosy and nice club. Father Pax also helped us tremendously, especially with the transport of instruments and speakers since we have no car. The last concert of Paul in Halle, when he had his seventieth birthday, I have with him still chatting. He was fond it is fantastic that I was present.”