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Dimitri Boekhoorn


Dutch, doctor es Celtic Studies, he holds a thesis on the Celtic Bestiary in the Middle Ages.

He has been playing traditional music from the Celtic countries, early music, as well as his own compositions since 1988.

Mainly self-taught, he uses the nails like the medieval Irish, Scottish and Welsh "harpers", especially on metal strings. Invited to several festivals in Europe, he regularly performs as a soloist with a multitude of modern and ancient harps.


Dimitri also collaborates with groups of traditional and ancient music. His project with a Gaelic harp with solid gold strings was the subject of a program on France Culture.  

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