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Robert Charlebois

Robert Charlebois

1944 -

Origin: Quebec, Canada

Main instrument: Vocal

Genres: Pop, Rock

Montréal-born artist Robert Charlebois divided his formative years between theatre and music. He first made his mark as a chansonnier in the mid-1960s. In 1967, after an eye-opening trip to California, he went electric and became Québec's prime rock'n'roller. The following year, Charlebois appeared in the groundbreaking and controversial show L'Osstidcho. In 1970, he took part in the Festival Express tour, alongside Janis Joplin and The Band. He went on to record a string of hits and collaborated with Québec legends Félix Leclerc and Gilles Vigneault. During the 1980s, a much calmer Charlebois continued to top the charts with material reflecting a more mature side. Next, he turned his attention to the beer industry and invested in a brewing operation. At the turn of the millennium, Charlebois came back to the music and released Doux sauvage in 2001. Tout est bien came out in 2010.

2011 A Not So Silent Night: Christmas with the Wainwrights and McGarrigles Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 8 p.m.
Théâtre St-Denis
2013 Cheminant vers ma ville: a concert for Kate McGarrigle Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 6 p.m.
Théâtre Outremont
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:30 p.m.
Théâtre Outremont

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