The Royal Palace pays tribute to Grand Jojo, an icon of Belgian popular song

The Royal Palace pays tribute to Grand Jojo, an icon of Belgian popular song

The death of the Great Jojo, a popular Belgian icon, on Tuesday night has led to a flurry of tributes from politicians, sports personalities and the Belgian cultural world.
 
The royal family also reacted to the death of the man who was sometimes nicknamed the king of ambiance. An icon of the Belgian popular song died last night. Jules Jean Vanobbergen - alias the Grand Jojo - embodied the joy of living, the sense of celebration and sharing. His songs will stay with us for a long time. All our thoughts are with his family and loved ones, reads the official Twitter account of the Palace. The tweet is accompanied by a picture of the interpreter of E viva Mexico, waving a Belgian flag with energy.