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)