From the age of three, he lived in the United States and when he started his career he appeared on many popular television shows and performed in front of many famous faces.
In 1963 while in the Netherlands to visit his grandmother he appeared on the "Off The Cuff" television show hosted by Willem Duys. Based on the reaction to his performance he decided to return and live in the Netherlands. He signed with Phonogram/Philips and produced his first Dutch record "Iedere Avond" ("Every Night") in 1964.
In 1999 Tober was diagnosed with bladder cancer and underwent chemotherapy.
On 27 December 2003, during his 40th year in show business, Tober was made a Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau by H.M.Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. Tober's name is also inscribed on the Wall of Fame at the Zuiderkerk ("southern church") in Amsterdam.
|Eurovision Song Contest 1968|
|Artists||Carlos Mendes • Ronnie Tober • Claude Lombard • Karel Gott • Chris & Sophie • Gianni Mascolo • Line & Willy • Claes-Göran Hederström • Kristina Hautala • Isabelle Aubret • Sergio Endrigo • Cliff Richard • Odd Børre • Pat McGuigan • Massiel • Wencke Myhre • Dubrovački trubaduri|
|Songs||Verão • Morgen • Quand tu reviendras • Tausend Fenster • Nous vivrons d'amour • Guardando il sole • À chacun sa chanson • Det börjar verka kärlek, banne mig • Kun kello käy • La source • Marianne • Congratulations • Stress • Chance of a Lifetime • La, La, La • Ein Hoch der Liebe • Jedan dan|