Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
(performer: "Marathon (Les flamandes)", "My Childhood (Mon enfance)", "Brussels (Bruxelles)", "Timid Frieda (Les timides)", "The Old Folks (Les vieux)", "I Loved (J'aimais)", "Desperate Ones (Les désespérés)", "Sons Of... (Fils de...)", "Marieke", "Last Supper (Le Dernier Repas)", "Song of Old Lovers (La chanson des vieux amants)", "Carousel (La valse à mille temps)", "If Only We Have Love (Quand on n'a que l'amour)")
She acted in Jacques Brel, Eric Blau, and Mort Shuman's musical, "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well And Living in Paris," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Mort Shuman, Shawn Elliott, and June Gable in the cast.
Did You Know?
Jacques Brel's music is effective because it deals with the most basic of human passions. It's all about the human condition. When you're dealing with something like that, it's not bound by time. It makes people feel. -- ES, in a 2008 interview
Longtime husband Eric Blau
died at age 87 of complications from pneumonia and a stroke at age 87 on February 17, 2009. Their three sons are named Matthew, John and Peter.