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)", "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.
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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
One of the original stars of the 1968 Off-Broadway revue "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris," which was co-written by her second husband, Hungarian-American Eric Blau
. She remained with the Off-Broadway production for two years, and appeared with Brel in the 1970 French television special. She then starred in the 1972 Broadway version and later appeared in the 1975 motion picture...