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List of famous Canadian musicians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Canada has been inhabited by the aborigines, French and English and their culture is an amalgamation of the three. Similar to their culture and traditions, the Canadian music is also influenced by the three communities. Each aboriginal community had developed a distinct style of music but the Chanting tradition which used a variety of hand-made instruments became quite popular. Eventually as the French colonies began to settle in the country, the music evolved to incorporate the classic fiddle playing style and the musicians began to use instruments such as violins, guitars, drums, flutes and trumpets. After the great depression the music moved towards a more popular culture and thus came into being Canadian jazz and Canadian rock. Pianist Oscar Peterson and singer Hank Snow were some of the greatest musicians of that era. The country has also produced some great rock musicians like Neil young and Leonard Cohen. The great legacy of the country’s music is carried forward by the musicians like Bryan Adams, Nelly Furtado, Shania Twain and Celine Dion. Here we present to you a collection of biographies on some of most the famous Canadian musicians. Read on to know more about their life stories, timeline and achievements. You will also find some interesting facts and trivia about these personalities.
Aaron FunkAaron Funk

11 January 1975

Winnipeg

Capricorn

Alanis MorisetteAlanis Morisette

01 June 1974

Ottawa

Gemini

Alannah MylesAlannah Myles

25 December 1958

Toronto

Capricorn

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne

27 September 1984

Belleville

Libra

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams

05 November 1959

Kingston

Scorpio

Chantal KreviazukChantal Kreviazuk

18 May 1974

Holne, Devon, England

Taurus

Geddy LeeGeddy Lee

29 July 1953

Toronto

Leo

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang

02 November 1961

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Scorpio

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen

21 September 1934

07 November 2016

Westmount

Virgo

Michael BubleMichael Bublé

09 September 1975

Burnaby

Virgo

Neal PeartNeil Peart

12 September 1952

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Virgo

Neil YoungNeil Young

12 November 1945

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scorpio

Oscar PetersonOscar Peterson

15 August 1925

23 December 2007

Montreal

Leo

Paul Albert AnkaPaul Anka

30 July 1941

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Leo

Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan

28 January 1968

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Aquarius

A-TrakA-Trak

30 March 1982

Montreal

Aries

Adam CohenAdam Cohen

18 September 1972

Montreal

Virgo

Adam GontierAdam Gontier

25 May 1978

Peterborough

Gemini

Alan DoyleAlan Doyle

17 May 1969

Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove

Taurus

Aldo NovaAldo Nova

13 November 1956

Montreal

Scorpio

Alex LifesonAlex Lifeson

27 August 1953

Fernie

Virgo

Alexz JohnsonAlexz Johnson

04 November 1986

New Westminster

Scorpio

Alice GlassAlice Glass

23 August 1988

Toronto

Leo

Amy MillanAmy Millan

03 December 1973

Toronto

Sagittarius

Andy KimAndy Kim

05 December 1946

Montreal

Sagittarius

Angela HewittAngela Hewitt

26 July 1958

Ottawa

Leo

AnjulieAnjulie

21 May 1983

Oakville

Taurus

Ashwin SoodAshwin Sood

25 September 1967

Birmingham

Libra

Basia BulatBasia Bulat

13 April 1984

Toronto

Aries

BellyBelly

07 April 1984

Jenin

Aries

Benjamin KowalewiczBenjamin Kowalewicz

16 December 1975

Montreal

Sagittarius

Benoît DavidBenoît David

19 April 1966

Montreal

Aries

Beto CuevasBeto Cuevas

12 September 1967

Santiago

Virgo

Bif NakedBif Naked

15 June 1971

New Delhi

Gemini

Bob RockBob Rock

19 April 1954

Winnipeg

Aries

Boi-1daBoi-1da

12 October 1986

Jamaica

Libra

Brad RobertsBrad Roberts

10 January 1964

Winnipeg

Capricorn

Brendan CanningBrendan Canning

1969 AD

Toronto

Brent FitzBrent Fitz

27 March 1970

Winnipeg

Aries

Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn

27 May 1945

Ottawa

Gemini

Bruce FairbairnBruce Fairbairn

30 December 1949

17 May 1999

Vancouver

Capricorn

Buffy Sainte-MarieBuffy Sainte-Marie

20 February 1941

Piapot

Pisces

Burton CummingsBurton Cummings

31 December 1947

Winnipeg

Capricorn

Carly Rae JepsenCarly Rae Jepsen

21 November 1985

Mission

Scorpio

Cassie SteeleCassie Steele

02 December 1989

Toronto

Sagittarius

Celine DionCeline Dion

30 March 1968

Charlemagne

Aries

Chad KroegerChad Kroeger

15 November 1974

Hanna

Scorpio

Chilly GonzalesChilly Gonzales

20 March 1972

Montreal

Pisces

Christophe BeckChristophe Beck

1972 AD

Montreal

Chu Hun GonChu Hun Gon

02 September 1979

Vancouver

Virgo

Chuck ComeauChuck Comeau

17 September 1979

Montreal

Virgo

CirkutCirkut

Toronto

Corey HartCorey Hart

31 May 1962

Montreal

Gemini

Corky LaingCorky Laing

26 January 1948

Montreal

Aquarius

Coyote ShiversCoyote Shivers

24 September 1965

Toronto

Libra

Cœur de pirateCœur de pirate

22 September 1989

Montreal

Virgo

Dallas GreenDallas Green

29 September 1980

St. Catharines

Libra

Dan HillDan Hill

03 June 1954

Toronto

Gemini

Dan ManganDan Mangan

28 April 1983

Smithers

Taurus

Daniel AdairDaniel Adair

19 February 1975

Vancouver

Aquarius

Daniel PowterDaniel Powter

25 February 1971

Vernon

Pisces

Dave BakshDave Baksh

26 July 1980

Ajax

Leo

David FosterDavid Foster

01 November 1949

Victoria

Scorpio

David UsherDavid Usher

24 April 1966

Oxford

Taurus

Deadmau5Deadmau5

05 January 1981

Niagara Falls

Capricorn

Deborah CoxDeborah Cox

13 July 1974

Toronto

Cancer

Denny DohertyDenny Doherty

29 November 1940

19 January 2007

Halifax

Sagittarius

Deryck WhibleyDeryck Whibley

21 March 1980

Scarborough

Aries

Devin TownsendDevin Townsend

05 May 1972

New Westminster

Taurus

Diana KrallDiana Krall

16 November 1964

Nanaimo

Scorpio

Don RossDon Ross

19 November 1960

Montreal

Scorpio

Drew SeeleyDrew Seeley

28 April 1982

Ottawa

Taurus

Efrim MenuckEfrim Menuck

04 November 1970

Montreal

Scorpio

Emilie-Claire BarlowEmilie-Claire Barlow

06 June 1976

Toronto

Gemini

Emily HainesEmily Haines

25 January 1974

New Delhi

Aquarius

Emm GrynerEmm Gryner

08 June 1975

Sarnia

Gemini

Emmalyn EstradaEmmalyn Estrada

05 April 1992

Canada

Aries

EstheroEsthero

23 December 1978

Stratford

Capricorn

Fefe DobsonFefe Dobson

28 February 1985

Scarborough

Pisces

FeistFeist

13 February 1976

Amherst

Aquarius

Floyd SneedFloyd Sneed

22 November 1942

Calgary

Scorpio

Frank MarinoFrank Marino

20 November 1954

Montreal

Scorpio

Galt MacDermotGalt MacDermot

18 December 1928

Montreal

Sagittarius

GarouGarou

26 June 1972

Sherbrooke

Cancer

Garth HudsonGarth Hudson

02 August 1937

Windsor

Leo

George PettitGeorge Pettit

02 October 1982

Grimsby

Libra

Gino VannelliGino Vannelli

16 June 1952

Montreal

Gemini

Glenn GouldGlenn Gould

25 September 1932

04 October 1982

Toronto

Libra

Gordon DownieGordon Downie

06 February 1964

Amherstview, Ontario

Aquarius

Gordon LightfootGordon Lightfoot

17 November 1938

Orillia

Scorpio

Hawksley WorkmanHawksley Workman

04 March 1975

Huntsville

Pisces

HaydenHayden

12 February 1971

Aquarius

Howard ShoreHoward Shore

18 October 1946

Toronto

Libra

Hugh DillonHugh Dillon

31 May 1963

Kingston

Gemini

Ian ThomasIan Thomas

23 July 1950

Hamilton

Cancer

Ian ThornleyIan Thornley

21 July 1972

Toronto

Cancer

IllangeloIllangelo

29 July 1987

Leo

Isabelle BoulayIsabelle Boulay

06 July 1972

Sainte-Félicité, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Quebec

Cancer

Jacob HoggardJacob Hoggard

09 July 1984

Burnaby

Cancer

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