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Jacques Romain Georges Brel (French pronunciation: [ʒak bʁɛl]; 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... Full
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