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Guy Lombardo

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...While his “sweet” interpretation of American jazz music was panned by critics throughout Guy Lombardo’s fifty-year career, it proved to be popular among record-buying and concert-attending audiences. Lombardo was born in Ontario in 1902...
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...The first Canadian country music star, Wilf Carter (known as Montana Slim in the United States), provided a link between country’s source material and its contemporary vogue. Born in 1904 in Nova Scotia, Carter’s family was poor and he...

Shania Twain

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...Canadian country pop singer Shania Twain is a best-selling female solo artist for the country music genre. She has been nicknamed the “Queen of Country Pop.” Twain was born Eileen Regina Edwards on August 28, 1965, in Ontario, Canada...

Arcade Fire

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...The Canadian indie-rock outfit Arcade Fire formed by late 2001, with Win Butler, Josh Deu, and Régine Chassagne uniting to form a trio that began recording demos and performing live. Through 2003, the lineup changed often. After...

Bryan Adams

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...The soft-rock, pop sound of Bryan Adams dominated the charts in the 1980s and early 1990s. Born in 1959 in Ontario, Canada, Adams's father was a foreign-service diplomat and the family followed him to his postings through the early 1970s...
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...Despite a late start to his musical career, Leonard Cohen quickly rose to become situated as one of the most literary songwriters of the late twentieth century. Born in Montreal, Canada in 1934, Cohen was raised in the Orthodox Jewish...
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...The writer, musician, and advocate for Quebecois independence, Felix Leclerc, provided a young voice to the province at a time of social upheaval across the globe. Born in Quebec in 1914, Leclerc attended the University of Ottawa but had...
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...The contributions of Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot helped to define the folk-pop sound through the 1960s and 1970s. Born in Ontario in 1938, Lightfoot’s musical ability was recognized early and by five he was singing...
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...Gilles Vigneault is a French-Canadian poet, publisher, and singer-songwriter. Born in Quebec, Canada, on October 27, 1928, Vigneault started off pursuing a career in poetry. During the 1950s, he published poems while also writing songs...
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...The work of Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan helped to reignite the movement during the 1990s with her female-led Lilith Fair tour series. Born in Nova Scotia in 1968, McLachlan was adopted and learned to play music at a young...