Jacques Brel in TV-programma Domino *21 maart 1962

Warner Chappell Music signs a deal with the estate of Jacques Brel
Warner Chappell, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group, and Éditions Jacques Brel join forces to release records of the Belgian chanson stylist.

Jacques Brel was a composer and performer whose songs were widely translated into English and recorded by artists of the anglophone world. His music has been admired by a wide range of songwriters, including David Bowie, Mark Almond and Ray Charles to name a few.

Some of Brel’s most popular songs in the English-speaking countries are Ne me quitte pas (If You Go Away) and Le Moribond (Seasons In The Sun).

According to Music Business Worldwide, the sub-publishing deal was signed with Éditions Jacques Brel, led by the songwriter’s daughter France Brel.

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