Ottawan was founded in 1979 by record producers Daniel Vangarde and Je
Esther de Bijl aka E-Starr has her roots on the beautiful island of Bali.
She is a member of Ottawan from the start. Coming from a very musical family she always knew she wanted to become a singer and perform on stage.
Besides Ottawan, Esther also performed with her brother and sisters in well known bands like 'Sisters of Soul' and 'Solid Sisters', she did a lot of background singing for various well known artists, and is a skilled songwriter who used to write songs for her bands and her solo project E-Starr.
C. Robert Walker was born in the USA, he was a member of the American vocal group 'Men with style' before he joined Ottawan. Robert is a trained multi instrumentalist and song writer, he worked with 'Gard du Nord' Junior Jack and many more.
Esther and Robert are real Disco-Stars and many TV-shows and 'Live' shows in clubs, discotheques, special events and festivals all over the globe are still part of their lives.
Esther and Robert are still on the road today with all their Hits in their bag!