Peach van Pletzen profile

Peach van Pletzen performing live on stage


Peach van Pletzen is a veteran musician and producer from South Africa. He is best known for his hit songs and has spent over nine years in the music industry.

Due to his talent, the musician has landed gigs to perform at many events and occasions. He has stood on stage in South Africa and other countries abroad.

Peach is a member of music groups such as Bittereinder and Van Pletzen. His contribution to the local music development has earned him recognition.

Peach van Pletzen
Peach van Pletzen biography
Peach van Pletzen is an Afrikaans singer and producer.
Short Profile
Real name:Pierre-Henri van Pletzen
Stage name:Peach van Pletzen
Nationality:South African
Occupation:Musician, producer
Years active:2003-date
Siblings:Zetske (sister)
Parents:Pierre van Pletzen
Spouse:Felicity Steenkamp
Genre:Electronic music

Early Life

Peach van Pletzen comes from a family with a background in entertainment. Born Pierre-Henri van Pletzen, his father is a known writer, director, and actor. His father has a wife, Sandra Vaughn, who he married in 1996.


Van Pletzen wears many hats which revolve around his entertainment pursuit. He is a musician, mixing engineer, and music producer.

The musician is a member of the music group Bittereinder and Van Pletzen. His musical prowess has made him collaborate with many top artists.

Van Pletzen went by the name Yesterday’s Pupil during a performance at the Afrykemara Festival in Poland in 2009. He was the senior producer and manager at Sleeproom Studios. He left after working for eight years (2006-2013).

Peach co-founded Planet Awesome with Louis Minnaar. He began to work as the senior producer and manager of the sound and music production company in 2014.

The musician performed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony at Orlando Stadium, Soweto. He and his band Bittereinder performed in the Netherlands in 2011.

Van Pletzen faced thirty-five thousand people while performing at the Lowlands Festival. His band Bittereinder also performed at the Oppikoppi music festival (2012-2016).

Peach has also appeared on television. He hosted the music program ChatNou, broadcast on kykNET in 2016. Three of his albums have won SAMA awards. He has produced many hit songs for South African musicians.

Some top artists Peach has worked with include Tumi Molekane, Zaki Ibrahim, and Van Coke Kartel.

Personal Life

Peach van Pletzen has a wife Felicity Steenkamp. His sister Zetske is a known actress. She played Marcel van Niekerk in the Afrikaans soap opera 7de Laan.

Social Profiles

Social media has helped Van Pletzen reach and connect with fans and other top artists. He shares his stage performances and his progress. The musician also posts about his lifestyle, leisure activities, and projects.


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