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Richard Jonckheere

Richard Jonckheere
Born (1963-01-20) 20 January 1963 (age 56)
NationalityBelgium
Occupationmusician

Richard Jonckheere (born 20 January 1963[1] in Brussels, Belgium[2]), more known by his stage names, Richard 23 and Richard JK, is a Belgian musician, best known as a member of Front 242 (which he joined in 1983) and was a founding member of Revolting Cocks (which he left in 1986). He released an EP (Free Tyson Free!) with Jean-Pierre Everaerts and Marc Desmare using the moniker Holy Gang and two twelve-inch singles in 1999/2000 as LaTchak (a collaboration with Everaerts).

General

Richard Jonckheere has two children born in September 1988 and May 1990.

He lives in Brussels and is currently working at the European Commission.

Politics

Richard Jonckheere is a strong supporter of ecological causes.[3]

In 2007, he ran as candidate for the Belgian general elections on behalf of the Ecolo party.[4] In the district Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde he finished 15th, with 1936 (or 2.03% of the) votes.[5]

Notes

  1. ^ Birthdate from "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 April 2007. Retrieved 17 April 2007.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) and "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 June 2007. Retrieved 18 July 2007.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link). Retrieved on 18 July 2007.
  2. ^ Birthplace from "BRAVO Kalender 1992," page 27 (OCLC 312016376)
  3. ^ For this witness his MySpace page. Retrieved on 18 July 2007.
  4. ^ Bruxelles, liste pour la Chambre : 8ème effectif Archived 6 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine, Ecolo.be. Retrieved on 18 July 2007.
  5. ^ Circonscription de Bruxelles-Hal-Vilvorde, Belgium.be. Retrieved on 18 July 2007.

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