Mark Jansen

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Birthday
15, 1978
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Guitarist most famous for being a founding member of the Dutch symphonic metal band After Forever. Following the band's breakup in 2002, he founded two more symphonic metal bands: Epica and MaYaN. 

Before Fame

He formed After Forever, originally called Apocalypse, in 1995. He later earned a master's degree in psychology. 

Trivia

He recorded a cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "The Power of Love" as a charity single for The Red Cross. 

Family Life

In August 2010, he began a relationship with Laura Macrí. He previously dated Simone Simons, the lead singer for Epica. 

Associated With

He shared the stage with fellow guitarist Sander Gommans as a member of After Forever.