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category: Music | March 15 | @689 | comments(1)Simons has had an interest for music since she was ten years old, and after listening to the Nightwish album Oceanborn at the age of fifteen, she began taking classical singing lessons. She sang in a choir for a couple of months in 2002, joining Epica soon after. She was previously in a romantic relationship with Epica guitarist Mark Jansen and co-writes the band's lyrics with him. She is currently engaged to Oliver Palotai, keyboardist of the American power metal band Kamelot. Her favourite song to perform is "Reprendo mai più" by Emma Shapplin. In January 2008, it was announced on Epica's website that Simone is suffering from MRSA. This has caused Epica...