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Born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium
Died in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium
Birth NameEsther Lambrechts

Mini Bio (1)

La Esterella , born Esther Lambert (Antwerp, May 7, 1919 - Antwerp, April 11, 2011) was a Flemish singer. She was best known for her classic: Oh! Lady's Tower ( Oh, Lieve Vrouwe Toren) - a hymn to the tower in Antwerp!-. Esther worked as a seamstress in 1940 and did regularly participate in singing competitions where she was discovered by her future husband and manager. She started her career as a singer of popular light classical and romantic songs in several languages. During World War II came Estelle in Germany. After the war, she broke through and performed in Europe from 1948 to 1954 for six months a year in theaters of British seaside resorts. In 1953 she received a recording contract with Philips Records. From that moment she began to show the record company to sing in Dutch. Until 1959 she scored several hits. In that year her husband became ill and she decided her career to put on a back burner. When her husband died in 1962, she stopped singing entirely.

She went to work as a secretary and remarried in 1970. Her second husband died in 1980. After her pension claim caps in 1982 she agreed to somewhat surprising in a radio appearance where she song Ol 'Man River Frank Sinatra sang. She got such good responses that she decided to resume action.

Rarely does she have some songs recorded, including in 1995 with Coco Jr. and in 2000 she took Alex Callier of Hooverphonic and Regi of Milk Inc. Penxten. the soundtrack of the film at Shades.

In 2001 she received the award of Radio 2 for a life full of music and was buried in the Hall of Fame of the Flemish Song.

Although they are not as agile was Estelle came into old age. Occasionally she was still on big stages and did TV appearances. Sang on January 5, 2007 is a duet with Paul Michiels in the TV show gala Gaston 80.

In 2005 they finished No. 291 in the Flemish version of The Greatest Belgian.

On April 11, 2011 Estelle died in her home city of Antwerp. powered by

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Spouse (2)

Victor Van Buel (1970 - 1980) ( his death)
Charly Schleimovitz (? - 1962) ( his death)

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