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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 appointed Knight of the Order of the Crown by HM Albert II in 1999.


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.


  1. ^ "Israel a la 14eme Place". Israelvalley. 29 May 2010. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2010.

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