Ron Link (singer)

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Ron Link in 2010

Ron Link (Nijmegen, 22 September 1979) is a Dutch singer and actor in musical theatre.

Idol, Voice of Holland[edit]

He began his career as a model for a sauna promotion. In 2004 he competed in the Dutch version Idols where he managed to reach the final 10 but was ultimately voted off in the third round, making him the eighth finalist.[1] Since then he has made numerous appearances on television programs in the Netherlands.[1]

In 2006, he was chosen in the TV show Wie Wordt Tarzan? (Who is going to be Tarzan?) to play Tarzan in the Dutch version of the musical.[2] The program had one of the highest audience shares of any television program in the Netherlands.[citation needed] Link is played the role in the Netherlands and continued with the production when it moved to Sweden. In preparing for the role, Link got to work with such notable artists as Phil Collins.[2][3] In 2007 he was awarded with the Nashuatec Musical Award (John Kraaijkamp Musical Award) for new musical talent.

In 2013 he was performing as lead singer of the Dutch band Colibri.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Link was in a committed relationship with fellow Idol star Jamai Loman from 2004 when they met on the program,[5] but they broke up in 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ron Link at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ a b Tarzan - Europe Calendar Info (BroadwayWorld.com)
  3. ^ Tarzan in Europe News
  4. ^ Helmond swingt vrijdag met zanger Ron Link 23 July 2013 "Komende vrijdag staat Colibri op het podium. Colibri is een leuke, gezellige band met veel energie. Ook in deze band zit een bekende Nederlander, Ron Link is leadzanger. Link is bekend van Idols, The Voice of Holland en ook was hij de hoofdrolspeler in Tarzan de Musical. ‘Dit belooft dus heel veel goeds en gezelligheid’, aldus een woordvoerder van de concerten."
  5. ^ Jamai - Come over and see Jamai at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam!

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