Leo Cuypers (Heemstede, The Netherlands, 1 December 1947 - 5 September 2017) was a Dutch jazz pianist and composer.
He played drums as a child before switching over to piano, and while he attended a conservatory in his hometown of Maastricht for a few years, he was largely self-taught. During the 1970s, he played in the bands of such fellow Dutchmen as pianist Misha Mengelberg and saxophonist Theo Loevendie, but his best-known association was with saxophonist/composer Willem Breuker. Cuypers was a key…
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