Nelly Byl

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Nelly Byl
Born (1919-03-25)25 March 1919
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Belgium
Died 30 November 2011(2011-11-30) (aged 92)
Ukkel, Belgium
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Songwriter

Nelly Byl (25 March 1919 – 30 November 2011) was a Belgian songwriter, who wrote over 2000 songs[1] in Dutch and other languages.

Byl was born in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean. She wrote some 200 songs for Will Tura, as well as songs for artists such as Conny Vandenbos ("Raak me niet aan", 1963) and the Gibson Brothers ("Que Sera Mi Vida", 1980).[2]

Nelly Byl died in Ukkel, aged 92.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Songschrijfster Nelly Byl overleden". Het Laatste Nieuws. 1 December 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vlaamse liedjesschrijfster Nelly Byl dood". Radio Netherlands Worldwide. 1 December 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2011.