Herr Seele was born as Peter van Heirseele in Torhout, Belgium in 1959. He is a comic artist, scriptwriter, TV host and media personality. He studied Fine Arts in Ghent, piano tuning in Wales and restauration in Florence, Italy. In both the comics and television fields, he is best known as the sidekick of Kamagurka. Together, they are responsible for the brilliant absurd comic strip 'Cowboy Henk'. The comic appeared in the paper Vooruit from 1981 and eventually found its way to Humo magazine, as well as several international magazines. They additionally made annual theatre shows, and TV shows like 'Kamagurka en Herr Seele' for VPRO television in The Netherlands. Herr Seele is additionally working as a piano tuner and painter.