Jean Kluger

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Jean Joseph Kluger (born 31 March 1937) is a Belgian record producer, songwriter and musical composer, best known internationally for his writing and production partnership with Daniel Vangarde.


Jean Kluger was born in Antwerp, Belgium, the son of music publisher Jacques Kluger. His career started in 1957, working for his father's company, World Music. He wrote widely for the French, Flemish and German pop music markets, including songs for Bobbejaan Schoepen, Dalida, Will Tura, Ringo and Petula Clark. He established his own company, Editions Jean Kluger, after the death of his father in 1963, and in 1965 moved to Paris where he established the company Bleu Blanc Rouge.[1]

Since the early 1970s Kluger has written music for numerous bands and singers, including Sheila, Rika Zaraï, Nana Mouskouri and Claude François. He also produced many Flemish artists such as Will Tura, Johan Verminnen, Marva, and Dana Winner. With Daniel Vangarde, he wrote all the hits of La Compagnie Creole, The Gibson Brothers and Ottawan.[1] In 2016 he became president of the International Certificate for Piano Artists (ICPA).[2]



  • Robert Wangermée, Pascale Vandervellen, Dictionnaire de La chanson. En Wallonie et à Bruxelles, Mardaga, 1995 ISBN 9782870096000

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