Jacques Brel

Born 8 April 1929. Died 9 October 1978
Jacques Brel
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1929-04-08
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Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel Biography (Wikipedia)

Jacques Romain Georges Brel ( Pronunciation ; 8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer, songwriter, actor, poet and director who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following—initially in Belgium and France, later throughout the world. He is considered a master of the modern chanson. Although he recorded most of his songs in French and occasionally in Dutch, he became an influence on English-speaking songwriters and performers, such as Scott Walker, David Bowie, Alex Harvey, Marc Almond and Rod McKuen. English translations of his songs were recorded by many performers, including: Bowie; Walker, Ray Charles; Judy Collins; John Denver; The Kingston Trio; Nina Simone; Frank Sinatra and Andy Williams.

Brel was a successful actor, appearing in ten films. He directed two films, one of which, Le Far West, was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1973. Having sold over 25 million records worldwide, Brel is the third best-selling Belgian recording artist of all time. Brel married Thérèse "Miche" Michielsen in 1950 and the couple had three children. He also had a romantic relationship with actress and dancer Maddly Bamy from 1972 until his death in 1978.

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Ne Me Quitte Pas
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Amsterdam (Live)
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Amsterdam (Live)
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Mathilde
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Mathilde
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La Chanson De Jacky
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La Chanson De Jacky
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Vésoul
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Vésoul
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Une Ile
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Une Ile
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Orly
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Orly
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Ne me quitte pas
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Ne me quitte pas
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Quand on n'a que l'amour
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Quand on n'a que l'amour
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Le plat pays
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Le plat pays
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On n’Oublie Rien
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On n’Oublie Rien
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Au Suivant
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Au Suivant
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Madeleine
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Madeleine
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Amsterdam
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Amsterdam
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Je Suis Un Soir D'Ete
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Je Suis Un Soir D'Ete
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L' Enfance.
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L' Enfance.
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Isabelle
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Isabelle
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La Valse a mille temps
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La Valse a mille temps
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Le plat pays
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Le plat pays
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ON N'OUBLIE RIEN
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ON N'OUBLIE RIEN
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NE ME QUITTE PAS
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NE ME QUITTE PAS

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Jaurès
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Jaurès
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La Valse a Mille Temps
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La Valse a Mille Temps
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Vesoul
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Vesoul
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