Thomas Zwijsen was born in Antwerp, Belgium (1988). He started his musical journey at the age of 9 while taking classical guitar lessons from Boudewijn Cocks. Eight years later he auditioned at de Kunsthumaniora, a music highschool for young talents. At de Kunsthumaniora his guitar teacher Robert Denies introduced him to the world of Flamenco and Latin. After successfully completing his studies at de Kunsthumaniora, Thomas auditioned at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp.