Edward is what’s known as a “triple-threat”: for his musical ‘The Snow Queen’ he wrote not only the music, but also the book and the lyrics. The musical was well received by the press. For his piece ‘Dichters’ he wrote the music and the text. Edward also wrote the lyrics to a lot of his own songs, and the text or lyrics for numerous other musical theater pieces. He has recently finished a brand new full scale musical.
In 2011 Edward was nominated for the Willem Wilminkprijs for best dutch children’s song, for the lyrics and the music of his song “Stier Bram”.