Ben Westervoorde is a Dutch comics artist from Amsterdam. He is best known for his comic 'De Muziekbuurters', that has appeared in magazine Taptoe since the mid-1990s. He also draws 'Siglo XXV' in National Geographic Junior and does freelance assignments for other books and magazines. He has published some books of 'De muziekbuurters', as well as the mini-book 'Cover' in the Pincetreeks. In addition, he has illustrated several English children's books while living in South Africa for a couple of years.