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is a Belgian song writer and performer. Vallée was made Knight in the Order of the Crown
The Order of the Crown is an Order of Belgium which was created on 15 October 1897 by King Leopold II in his capacity as ruler of the Congo Free State. The order was first intended to recognize heroic deeds and distinguished service achieved from service in the Congo Free State - many of which acts...
by HM Albert II
Albert II is the current reigning King of the Belgians, a constitutional monarch. He is a member of the royal house "of Belgium"; formerly this house was named Saxe-Coburg-Gotha...
In 1967 Vallée represented Belgium in the Festival of Rio where Jacques Brel
Jacques Brel was a Belgian singer-songwriter who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following in France initially, and later throughout the world. He was widely considered a master of the modern chanson...
was a member of the jury. He represented Belgium for the Eurovision Song Contest 1970
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 was the 15th Eurovision Song Contest, held on 21 March 1970 at the RAI Congrescentrum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Amsterdam contest is regarded as one of the most significant in Eurovision history for a number of reasons....
with "Viens l'oublier
"Viens l'oublier" was the Belgian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970, performed in French by Jean Vallée.It was the fifth song to be performed at the contest, following Yugoslavia's Eva Sršen with "Pridi, dala ti bom cvet" and preceding France's Guy Bonnet with "Marie-Blanche"...
" finishing eighth. He participated a second time in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978
The Eurovision Song Contest 1978 was the 23rd of its kind, and was held on 22 April 1978 in Paris. With Denise Fabre and Léon Zitrone as the presenters - the first time more than one presenter hosted the contest - the contest was won by Izhar Cohen & the Alphabeta who represented Israel, with their...
with "L'amour ça fait chanter la vie
"L'amour ça fait chanter la vie" was the Belgian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978, performed in French by Jean Vallée...
", ending up second behind the Israeli entry.