Michael lives in Bruges (Belgium), and has 1 brother and 6 sisters. His talent was discovered by singer Helmut Lotti after attending one of his concerts and he soon joined him on his "Helmut Lotti Goes Classic" tour. Between 1999 and 2001, Michael performed more than 200 live concerts across Europe, South Africa, and North America.
Michael Junior 45 mins. Recorded in October, 1999, Michael performs twelve songs in concert: the introductory and finale songs with Lotti, but the rest is him performing solo. Identical to the previously released PBS video aside from one extra track. The Special Edition has an extra song, "Nur Die Schwane Wissen Wo" which was performed at a zoo with white swans.