Related Artists

Juliette Gréco

Georges Brassens

Henri Salvador


Gilbert Bécaud

Jane Birkin

Johnny Hallyday

Michel Sardou

Tino Rossi

Serge Gainsbourg

Jacques Brel

Home > Music > J > Jacques Brel

Born: 1929/04/08
Birth Place: Schaarbeek, Belgium
Genres: Pop, Vocals, World

Jacques Romain Georges Brel (8 April 1929 - 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer-songwriter. Brel composed and recorded his songs almost exclusively in French, although he recorded a number of songs in Flemish. Brel's songs are not especially well known in the English-speaking world except in translation and through the interpretations of other singers, most famously Scott Walker and Judy Collins. Others who have sung his work in English include Marc Almond, Momus/Nick Currie, Beirut, David Bowie, Ray Charles, The Dresden Dolls, Gavin Friday, Alex Harvey, Terry Jacks, Alan Clayson, Barb Jungr, The Kingston Trio, Jack Lukeman, Amanda McBroom, Rod McKuen, Spencer Moody, Camille O'Sullivan, Da... Continue Bio >>

Listen to Jacques Brel
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
On: Jacques Brel
$0.99 Buy Song
Les Vieux
On: Jacques Brel
$0.99 Buy Song
Les Bonbons
On: Jacques Brel
$0.99 Buy Song
On: Jacques Brel
$0.99 Buy Song
On: Jacques Brel
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>