About this Famous People
Source : Raymond DALLAIRE
Plamondon has written for many artists, notably the Québécois singers Bruno Pelletier, Diane Dufresne, Robert Charlebois, Céline Dion, Ginette Reno, Fabienne Thibeault, Martine St. Clair, and Garou, as well as the French singers Julien Clerc, Nicole Croisille and Johnny Halliday. He is the co-author of a number of musicals. The two most successful are Starmania and Notre-Dame de Paris (music composed by Riccardo Cocciante). Also of note is Cindy: Cendrillon 2000. He is a Quebec sovereigntist and is opposed to Internet music piracy. He used his acceptance speech for a 1983 Félix Award to denounce copyright law.
He was inspired to write a hymn in Huguette Gaulin Bergeron’s honor, after her self-immolation. The hymn, entitled Hymne à la beaute du monde, has since been sung by numerous famous French-Canadian artists such as Diane Dufresne, Isabelle Boulay, Garou, and Éric Lapointe.
He is the brother of Louis Plamondon, a long-serving member of the Canadian House of Commons.
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