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Leon Botha Dead (Die Antwood DJ) Aged 26

Written by John Ritchie on June 7, 2011

DJ Leon Botha has died the day after he turned 26. Botha had suffered from progeria ( A rare genetic condition that aged him prematurely) since he was four.

He starred in the Enter the Ninja video by Die Antwood and also Dj’d under the name DJ $olarize.

Botha was also a full-time painter, doing commissioned work. His first exhibition was held in 2007.

Botha was born in Cape Town, where he lived until his death. Botha was one of the longest-living persons ever to have been diagnosed with progeria.

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