|Posted by Eurovision On Top on September 16, 2017 at 5:15 AM|
On August 8, 2017 Louis Neefs would have become 80 . Until today, he still has one of the warmest voices that has known Flemish music history. At Universal appears on the occasion of his birthday the 18th of August the soundbook Louis Neefs 80 . This contains two CDs with the most famous songs of Louis Neefs. In addition, there is a small book written by Radio 2 producer Marc Brillouet . This more than 80 page book was richly illustrated with photographs from the private collection of sons Ludwig and Günther Neefs . Some have never been published before.
Louis Neef took part in Eurovision in 67 and in 69, with the songs Ik heb zorgen (7th place) and Jennifer Jennings (7th place). In tandem with his musical career, Neefs was a presenter of television and radio shows for Flemish broadcaster VRT. He also became politically active, standing as a councillor in Mechelen.
Neefs was killed in a road accident in Lier on 25 December 1980, aged 43. His wife Liliane also died in the accident.