Daan Hofman is an Amsterdam based songwriter and filmcomposer. He graduated as a dramatist at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, and studied Composing for film at the Jazz department of the Conservatory of Amsterdam.
As a singer songwriter he produced two albums. With his debut album Fakkels Van Suiker (2008), he was hailed by Jazzism as "A very special talent”. With some good reviews and a solid live band Daan Hofman toured for years. He was support act for André Manuel, Raymond van het Groenewoud and Ramses Shaffy.
Follower Frederic & de katoenvelden (2013), a mix of American roots music, French chansons and Dutch lyrics was received very well "Hofman reveals himself as an aspiring Pop-Chansonnier" Heaven wrote. Daan was since then seen at De Beste Singer Songwriter van Nederland, reached the semi-finals of De Grote Prijs and won the Prix de Publix at Concour de la Chanson 2014. Frederic & de katoenvelden also toured as a theatreplay, a musical tale of a Parisian singer, who traveled the Mississippi.
Over the years Daan started to write more and more music for media. He composed music for theater groups such as tg Echo and Amsterdamse Bos theatre and made a musical radioplay about Georges Seurat for the Kruller Muller Museum.
Since 2018 he focused primarily on filmmusic. Recently he completed the Advanced Sound Design course at Point Blank, electronic music school in London, built his own studio and scored a total of thirteen short films.