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Jacques Brel

Singer/Songwriter (8-Apr-1929 — 9-Oct-1978)


Alan Clayson. Jacques Brel. Music Sales Corporation. 2001. 200pp.

Carole A. Holdsworth. Modern Minstrelsy: Miguel Hernández and Jacques Brel. P. Lang. 1979. 143pp.

Sara Poole. Brel and Chanson: A Critical Appreciation. University Press of America. 2004. 136pp.

Chris Tinker. Georges Brassens and Jacques Brel: Personal and Social Narratives in Post-war Chanson. Liverpool University Press. 2005. 224pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.93)

  6. Current Biography, 1971 Yearbook (pp.58-60)

  7. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.61)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.128)

  9. Legends in Their Own Time (p.32)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.349)

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