Hat Moribond

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Podcast: Jerry’s Hat Museum | The Atlas Obscura Podcast. A visit to a chapel in Illinois, built by a retired man who wanted a space to honour his extremely large collection of hats (12m 30s)

Video: Le Moribond | YouTube | Jacques Brel | 3m 00s

Live performance by Brel from 1961 of his song “Le Moribond”, in which he gives voice to the last words of a bitter dying man. This version has English subtitles, allowing those who don’t speak French to appreciate fully the thoroughness with which Brel inhabits the character as he sings.

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