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Name: Daniel Lavoie  
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Date of Birth: 17th March 1949
Place of Birth: Manitoba, Canada
Profession: Singer
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Daniel Lavoie, (born March 17, 1949) is a French-Canadian singer and songwriter.

Born in Dunrea, Manitoba, Canada, his mother was a musician and he learned to play piano at a young age. In 1967, Lavoie won a singer-songwriter competition for the Société Radio-Canada French language television program, Jeunesse oblige which gave him his first major publicity.

Daniel Lavoie played and sang in English and French with two different groups but his singing career began to blossom dfollowing a 1970 tour in the province of Quebec. Within a few years he was equally as popular in France as he was in Canada, headlining at Bobino and the Olympia in Paris. His album Nirvana bleue (recorded in 1979) was one of his bestsellers ever.

Daniel Lavoie starred in the highly successful musical play, Notre-Dame de Paris. He has written music for motion pictures including the Ludovic series of animated short films.

Not to be confused with Daniel LaVoie of New York.

External Links

Lavoie's official homepage

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