Four-time Belgian contestant dies
Fud Leclerc, the man who represented Belgium four times at the Eurovision Song Contest, passed on yesterday, Belgian media reports.
The singer, who competed for Belgium already in 1956, got to do it again for another three times - in 1958, 1960 and 1962.
At his last attempt, Leclerc's became the very first person to ever finish with the dreaded 0 points at the contest with the song Ton Nom.
After his career as a pianist, accordionist, song writer and singer, Leclerc traveled the world before returning to Belgium where he began a new career as a building contractor.
As his last notable connection with Europe's favourite TV-show, Leclerc was invited to a special programme for the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest by the Belgian broadcaster, RTBF as a guest star.