• Jacques Brel

    Jacques Brel was a Belgium singer. He was born in Bruxells on April 8th  1929. He

    was a really good poet. He wrote a lot of famous songs like "Don't Leave Me", "A

    Thousand Time Waltz" or "Amsterdam". He recorded his first album in 1953. His success

    really began in 1957. His family was catholic and religion was a very important thing.

    1956, Jacques Brel's recorded "When We Have Just Love" in the Philips studios. He sang

    his first Olympia in 1954. When he sang in his concerts, he sweated a lot. He said : "I think

    God is Mankind, but Mankind doesn't know it yet". He died on October 9, 1978 in Bobigny in

    Seine St Denis.



     (Don't Leave Me, Jacques Brel)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Enzo Bourumeau