Richard Jonckheere

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Richard Jonckheere
Born (1963-01-20) 20 January 1963 (age 54)
Brussels, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation musician

Richard Jonckheere (born 20 January 1963[1] in Brussels, Belgium[2]), a.k.a. Richard 23 or Richard JK, is an Industrial and EBM musician. He is 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).


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

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


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]


  1. ^ Birthdate from [1] and [2]. 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, Retrieved on 18 July 2007.
  5. ^ Circonscription de Bruxelles-Hal-Vilvorde, Retrieved on 18 July 2007.

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