Jean Vallée

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For the French screenwriter and film director, see Jean Vallée (director).
Jean Vallée at the Eurovision Song Contest 1970

Jean Vallée (born Paul Goeders in Verviers on 2 October 1941 – 12 March 2014, Clermont-sur-Berwinne) was a Belgian song writer and performer. Vallée was made Knight in the Order of the Crown by HM Albert II in 1999.

Career[edit]

In 1967 Vallée represented Belgium in the Festival of Rio, where Jacques Brel was a member of the jury. He represented Belgium for the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 with "Viens l'oublier" finishing eighth. He participated a second time in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978 with "L'amour ça fait chanter la vie", ending up second behind the Israeli entry.[1] At the time, it was Belgium's best ever Eurovision finish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Israel a la 14eme Place". Israelvalley. 29 May 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Louis Neefs
with "Jennifer Jennings"
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
1970
Succeeded by
Jacques Raymond & Lily Castel
with "Goeiemorgen, morgen"
Preceded by
Dream Express
with "A Million in One, Two, Three"
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
1978
Succeeded by
Micha Marah
with "Hey Nana"