Jacques Brel’s co-composer has died

Gérard Jouannest was Brel’s regular pianist.

He also got a composing co-credit for such immortal legends as this:

Gérard died yesterday, aged 85.

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  • Robert Holmén says:

    Here’s a version not blocked in the US…

    https://youtu.be/uA0UJoNLMSo

  • R. Brite says:

    This has always been one of my favourite Brel works. I knew a fair amount about Jouannest – he also worked with (and eventually married) Juliette Greco, who did a cover of this song – but not that he had been one of its writers. Thanks, Norman, for this little tribute.

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