Jazz artist whose acclaimed career was cut short when he was killed in a car accident at the age of 35.
He graduated in 1995 from the Conservatory in Maastricht Summa Cum Laude as Music Teacher: Piano and two years later as Performing Musician: Piano.
He was a master of many styles, including classical, blues, jazz, salsa, Latin, and pop.
He was born in Venlo, a city in southeastern Netherlands by the German border.
He and Dutch singer Marco Borsato were contemporaries.