As per our current Database, Jacques Brel has been died on Oct 9, 1978 (age 49).
When Jacques Brel die, Jacques Brel was 49 years old.
|Popular As||Jacques Brel|
|Occupation||World Music Singer|
|Age||49 years old|
|Born||April 8, 1929 (Schaerbeek, Belgium)|
Jacques Brel’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Jacques Brel was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Famous for Ne Me Quitte Pas (1972), Au Printemps (1958), and numerous other internationally-acclaimed albums of French-language chansons, Brel is also remembered for his acting work in films such as Franz (1971) and Mon Oncle Benjamin (1969).
During his high school years in Brussels, Belgium, he pursued his interests in drama and creative writing. He wrote his first songs in 1952 and released his debut recording, La Foire, the following year.
His most famous chansons, many of which were later covered by other artists and recorded in various languages, include "Mathilde," "Les Bonbons," and "Amsterdam."
His marriage to Therese Michielsen produced daughters named Chantal, France, and Isabelle. He left his family in the late 1950s and lived with his mistress, Sylvie Rivet.
British singer Marc Almond released a hit cover of Brel's song "Jacky" and recorded a 1989 album containing numerous other covers of tracks written and originally performed by Brel.