German singer and musician Hildegard Meier performing “Mathilde” by Belgium singer Jacques Brel. Together with “Marieke” and “Madeleine”, one of the three songs of the concert named after a woman.
Jacques Romain Georges Brel (8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer and songwriter. His songs generated a large, devoted following – especially in Belgium and France. He was considered a master of the modern chanson.