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Reynaert

Name:Joseph Reynaerts
Born:24-7-1955
Nationality:Belgian
   
National Finals:Belgian national final 1988
ESC Entries:Laissez briller le soleil (1988)
   
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Biography

Joseph Reynaerts, also known as Reynaert, was a Belgian singer and songwriter. He began his career when, in 1978, he won Festival of Spa. He then released some singles. In 1985, his debut album “Voyages désorganisés” came out. Reynaert.
In 1988, he represented Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin with “Laissez briller le soleil”. After this, Reynaert only gave a few stage appearances. In 1991, he worked together with Pierre Rapsat, Philippe Anciaux, Philippe Lafontaine and Steve Houben to honour George Brassens ten years after he passed away.
At the end of the 1990s, Joseph Reynaerts became the director of the Centre Culturel de Flémalle. He resigns for health reasons in 2008.
Joseph Reynaerts died of COVID19 at november 5th 2020.

Entries

Country:Belgium
Year:1988
Language:French
   
Artist:Reynaert
Song:Laissez briller le soleil
Lyrics:Joseph Reynaerts
Philippe Anciaux
Composer(s):Joseph Reynaerts
Dany Willem
Conductor:Dany Willem
   
Backings:Giovanni Turco
Françoise Vidick
Results 
Points:5
Position:18
Running order:16
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