Jacques Brel was a Belgian singer, actor, director, and songwriter.
Many of his romantic songs enchanted our ears over time. He was born in April 1929 and left us in October 1978.
Brel was considered the master of the modern chanson.
He was active between the years 1953 and 1978 and his favorite music genres were Chanson and French pop music.
Ne me quitte pas is a very beautiful song by Jacques Brel, released in 1959 as part of his album named La Valse a Mille Temps.
The song has a length of 3:53 minutes and was released under Phillips label. It was a successful song all over the world and has been covered by many artists in many languages.
In French, the song has been covered by Maysa Matarazzo, Sting, Hugues Aufray, and Barbara Streisand. It had a lot of media appearances in commercials and TV shows, like Mr. Robot, Law of Desire, and others.
Ne me quitte pas was written after his mistress Suzanne Gabriello threw him out of her life.
She was pregnant and he refused to acknowledge the child. He declared the song as a hymn to the cowardice of men.
The song has a really heavy rhythm and intonation and also the message itself is hurtful.
The musical composition of the free Ne me quitte pas piano sheet music is around the wonderful piano and vocals.
Brel is the main character of the original music video, released in 1959, in which we can see him singing and crying while playing the piano.
The music video for Ne me quitte pas is in black and white only.
Jacques Brel said that Ne me quitte pas is not a love song, but a hymn to the cowardice of men, but he understands that many will consider it to be a love song and he does not have a problem with this.
You can find the free Ne me quitte pas piano sheets on our website, in case you want to play it at your piano at home.
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