Born 8 April 1929 in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium and died 9 October 1978 in Bobigny, France.
Sang predominantly in French, but also had quite a few versions of his songs in Dutch. In his song "Marieke" he combined Dutch and French in the lyrics.
Most famous songs:
Ne Me Quitte Pas / Laat Me Niet Alleen
Le Plat Pays / Mijn Vlakke Land
Jacques Brel Discography
- 21 Vocals
- 13 Instruments & Performance
- 1694 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Conducting & Leading
- 4 Production
- 14 Acting, Literary & Spoken