I should mentioned that he started work in the late ‘80s, but didn’t use his real name! Some of his early monikers includes the names Ro Maron and Agaric.
His best-known band 2 Belgen (Twee Belgen), featuring Rembert De Smet on guitars and vocals and Herman Celis on drums. The band is known for their three big hit songs ‘Lena’ (1985), ‘Queen Of Mine’ (1985), and ‘Opération Coup de Poing’ (1984). Since 1994 (after 2 Belgen broke up), he's active as Esta Loco, a Flamenco-Pop band, where he provides over a dozen acoustic instruments.
Below are more deaths for the month of January - for the full death list: Musicians who died in 2017.