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Jacques Romain Georges Brel war ein belgischer Chansonnier und Schauspieler. Seine Lieder, meist in französischer Sprache, machten ihn zu einem der wichtigsten Repräsentanten des französischen Chansons. Jacques Romain Georges Brel (Audio-Datei / Hörbeispiel Aussprache; * 8. April in Schaerbeek/Schaarbeek, Belgien; † 9. Oktober in Bobigny. Diese Liste enthält enthält eine alphabetisch sortierte Auflistung der Chansons des belgischen Chansonniers Jacques Brel sowie eine chronologische. Im Jacques Brel-Shop bei batresponsibility.eu finden Sie alles von Jacques Brel (CDs, MP3, Vinyl, etc.) sowie weitere Produkte von und mit Jacques Brel (DVDs, Bücher. Die CD Jacques Brel: 60 Plus Belles Chansons jetzt probehören und für 9,99 Euro kaufen. Mehr von Jacques Brel gibt es im Shop. Amsterdam, Ne me quitte pas, Le plat pays, La chanson des vieux amants u. v.m. sowie 2 bisher unveröffentlichten Titeln. Jacques Brel war ab Ende der er. KritikDer gestorbene Jacques Brel verhexte mit seinen Liedern eine ganze Generation an Musikern. Mit dem verführerischen Album „Ces.
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Born: 8 April in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium. Died: 9 October 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. Viewing All Jacques Brel. Brel , J. Biel , J. Borel , J. Breel , J.
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The film is a period piece, set in during the reign of Louis XV. Benjamin Brel is a country doctor in love with the beautiful innkeeper's daughter, Manette, but she refuses his advances until he produces a marriage contract.
After suffering a humiliating practical joke and being condemned to prison, Benjamin escapes with Manette, who realises she prefers happiness to a marriage contract after all.
The film was released on 28 November The story involves a soldier, Georges Dormond Brel , who seduces Germaine de Boismesnil and is subsequently driven out of the army by one of Germaine's friends who is a colonel.
After Germaine's husband dies, Dormond returns to the widow's castle seeking revenge. After seducing Pierrette the maid, he reminds Germaine of their past love affair and arranges a meeting with the widow, during which he underdresses her, humiliates her, and then leaves.
The orphan Marthe, who witnesses the scene, throws herself at Gaston, the colonel's orderly, to avenge her mother.
Georges ridicules their feelings and forces Germaine to reveal her attachment to Pierrette, thereby causing a scandal. The film was released on 16 December In Brel appeared in his fifth feature film, Franz , the first film he directed.
She gradually becomes attracted to his clumsy behaviour and they fall in love. The film was released on 2 February , and although praised by the critics, it was not a commercial success.
Brel plays Bernard Level, a provincial judge, who presides over a delicate case. A man who was arrested for a minor crime died during police questioning.
When Level decides to prosecute the policemen and initiates an investigation, he receives threats and intimidation from those wanting to stop the investigation.
The film was released on 7 May In Brel appeared in his seventh feature film, L'aventure, c'est l'aventure The adventure is the adventure , directed by Claude Lelouch.
The story follows five crooks who decide to switch from bank robbery to political kidnapping. Among their first hostages is singer Johnny Hallyday.
The film was released 4 May , and became a huge box office smash. While filming L'aventure, c'est l'aventure on location in the Caribbean, Brel met and fell in love with a young actress and dancer by the name of Maddly Bamy.
Brel would spend the final years of his life with her. Brel plays Vincent Van Horst, a hard-drinking bon vivant who loves his freedom and his women.
In he leaves Europe, which is torn apart by the war, and moves to Canada, intending to meet up with Maria, the only woman he ever loved.
On the way to Canada, he meets a young boy who dreams about fighting in the European war. When Vincent arrives at the Bar de la Fourche, managed by Maria, he finds her looking older.
He finds consolation in another woman, Annie, who looks down on him and drives Vincent and Olivier to fight a duel against each other. The film was released on 23 August In Brel appeared in his ninth feature film, Le Far West , his second directorial effort.
The story is about Jacques, a year-old citizen of Brussels, who meets the fakir Abracadabra who, before dying, gives him a special power. Jacques meets Gabriel, a generous man, who dresses up as Davy Crockett , and who follows Jacques without asking questions.
The Far West they seek cannot be found, because it is an imaginary place, a piece of happiness buried in our hearts.
The film was released on 15 May The story is about a contract killer, Ralph Milan, who works for the Mafia.
He is paid to kill Louis Randoni, whose testimony in various trials could harm the organisation. The film was released on 20 September By early , Brel knew that he was ill.
He prepared his will, leaving everything to his wife Miche. In the spring he recorded a new single, "L'Enfance" Childhood , the proceeds of which he donated to La Fondation Perce Neige, an association set up to help disabled children.
After completing his last film L'emmerdeur , he took his daughters on a cruise. In November, he embarked on a two-month cruise across the Atlantic with five of his closest friends on the training ship Le Korrig.
Brel devoted the final years of his life to his passion for sailing. He began planning a three-year voyage to circumnavigate the world. In July, he set off on his world trip with Maddly Bamy and his daughter, France, aboard his new yacht.
In August, while sailing around the Azores , he learned of the death of his old friend Jojo. He returned to France for his friend's funeral and stayed on to attend the September wedding of his daughter, Chantal.
In October, following medical tests in the Canary Islands , Brel learned that he had a small tumour on his left lung. In November, he was rushed to a hospital in Brussels , where he underwent an operation.
He was suffering from an advanced stage of lung cancer. Knowing his days were numbered, Brel issued a statement indicating that he wished to die alone in peace.
In , Brel returned to Brussels twice for medical examinations. Against the advice of his doctors, he returned to the Marquesas, where the tropical climate was particularly unsuitable for his lungs.
In July, he renewed his pilot's licence and took advanced flying lessons with his friend Michel Gauthier.
He purchased a twin-engine plane, which he named Jojo in memory of his lost friend. This enabled him to travel more easily from Hiva-Oa to Tahiti.
He also used the private plane to transport food and other supplies to the inhabitants of the neighbouring islands. In , Brel decided to record one final album.
Despite his recent years away from the continent, his legend lived on in Europe and his records still sold millions of copies each year.
In August, Brel returned to Paris and moved into a small hotel. In September and October, Brel recorded 12 of the 17 new songs he had written in the Marquesas.
The new album was released on 17 November and was received as an historic national event in France. At Brel's request, Barclay did not run a huge promotional campaign for the album, and still, by word of mouth alone, over a million fans placed advance orders.
The day the album was released, Jacques and Maddly returned to their home in the Marquesas Islands. In July, after his health began to fail, Brel was flown back to France and rushed to a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine , where doctors discovered a cancerous tumour.
He remained in the hospital for six weeks and then spent the rest of the summer in Southern France. On 7 October, he was rushed to hospital Avicenne in Bobigny near Paris.
He died of a pulmonary embolism at 4. On the 12 of October, his body was flown back to the Marquesas Islands, where he was buried in Calvary Cemetery in Atuona on the southern side of Hiva Oa island in the Marquesas, French Polynesia —a few yards away from the grave of artist Paul Gauguin.
In the Francophone world, Brel left an enduring influence on music and culture. Further afield his influence has been somewhat tempered by differences in language, though he has influenced many artists globally.
International artists listed alphabetically below by last name who have covered his songs include:. The songs of Jacques Brel have been translated into at least 95 languages.
Brel himself occasionally included parts of his songs in Dutch , one of the three official languages of Belgium, as in " Marieke ".
English versions of Jacques Brel songs have been recorded by a wide variety of artists. Rod McKuen was one of the first American artists to discover and translate Brel's songs.
Canadian Terry Jacks ' version of " Seasons in the Sun " based on Brel's " Le Moribond " became a global pop hit in , topping the charts internationally.
McKuen later wrote, "When news of Jacques' death came, I stayed locked in my bedroom and drank for a week. During the s, other English translations emerged on the folk music scene, including "The Dove" "La colombe" , an anti-war lament recorded both by Joan Baez and Judy Collins.
This was the only translation of a Brel song written by Alasdair Clayre , an Oxford-educated Englishman who had a brief career as a singer-songwriter before becoming an author, academic, and sometime producer of BBC documentaries.
Consisting of 25 songs, the revue was performed by four vocalists, two males and two females. Jacques Brel contributed most of the music and French lyrics.
The production enjoyed considerable international success, and has since played throughout the world in various productions.
This version was released as the B-side to "Sorrow" in , and was released as a bonus track on the reissue of Pin Ups. Dave Van Ronk also recorded this song, earlier, on Van Ronk.
Bowie also sang "My Death" during his Ziggy Stardust period. This popular concert piece was never recorded in the studio.
A similar version of this song was also recorded by Show of Hands. Scott Walker's first three solo albums, titled Scott , Scott 2 , and Scott 3 , each contains three of the Blau—Shuman translations.