Michel Rivard, Marjo and Jean Millaire to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame through the Legends series on October 11 at Espace St-Denis in Montréal

2023 Inductees
Bill Henderson
Songwriter and frontman of Chilliwack, Bill Henderson, boasts a career spanning over 50 years. A member of the Order of Canada and inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, he has received ten SOCAN Awards, including the Special Achievement Award. Beyond his music, he's produced notable albums and held roles in various music organizations.
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Loreena McKennitt
Renowned singer-songwriter Loreena McKennitt is a two-time JUNO Award winner and two-time Grammy nominee and has sold over 14 million records worldwide. Beyond musical achievements, she holds prestigious honours such as the Orders of Canada and Manitoba and an Artist Advocate Award.
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John Capek
John Capek is a renowned songwriter, producer, and session musician. His collaborations include Joe Cocker, Rod Stewart and Olivia Newton-John, among many others. Capek's songs have achieved gold, platinum and diamond sales and have earned him ASCAP and SOCAN Classics awards, a Canadian Music Publishers Association award and an ARIA nomination.
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Marc Jordan
Marc Jordan is a sought-after songwriter, producer, and recording artist with over 50 years in the music business. Jordan has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music, and his songs have earned him a JUNO award, ASCAP and SOCAN Classics awards, an ARIA nomination, and a Canadian Music Publishers Association award.
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Marjo, a renowned singer-songwriter and performer with a powerhouse voice, has left an indelible mark on Francophone rock. She has won 14 Félix awards and sold over a million albums, boasting a successful career with the group Corbeau and a successful solo career. Marjo continues to perform throughout Québec.
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Jean Millaire
Jean Millaire is a distinguished guitarist and songwriter. His prolific career spans collaborations with numerous artists and genres, from blues to rock and pop. His pivotal role in Corbeau produced Québécois rock anthems, while his collaboration with Marjo yielded many beloved hits, making him one of Québec's most respected guitarists.
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Michel Rivard
Singer-songwriter, author and performer Michel Rivard is an indisputable pillar of Canadian culture. Over his 5-decade career, he has won numerous awards and honours, including 16 Félix awards, the title of Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Québec, the Prix Denise-Pelletier for lifetime achievement, and the title of Compagnon de l'Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec.
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Myles Goodwyn
Myles Goodwyn was best known as the songwriter and frontman for April Wine. His prolific songwriting achieved platinum success and many awards, including a JUNO Lifetime Achievement, SOCAN's National Achievement Award, two Félix awards, several SOCAN Classic and ECMA awards, and a SIFA award for Best Social Impact Music/Art. Goodwyn passed away at the age of 75 in December 2023.
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Paul Piché
Paul Piché, a platinum-selling trailblazing figure in Québec's music scene, is renowned for his poetic and socially conscious compositions. He has performed for crowds of over 200,000 people, received a Félix Award for best rock album of 1985 for Nouvelles d'Europe, and leaves behind an impressive collection of songs in our Canadian musical heritage.
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