Robbie Robertson is a Canadian musician known for his work with the music group ‘The Band’. He is also a songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, and author. He started his professional music career at a very early age. He worked with Bob Dylan during his initial years and it was during this time that he formed ‘The Band’ with some of his fellow musicians. Their debut studio album was ‘Music From Big Pink’ which was a success. Other albums released by the band include ‘Cahoots’, ‘Moondog Mantinee’ and ‘Island’. During his work with the band, Robertson wrote several songs, such as ‘The Weight’, ‘Up on Cripple Creek’, and ‘Broken Arrow’. After the band broke up, Robertson began his solo career. He has worked on the soundtracks of many films, some of them being ‘The Last Waltz’, ‘Carny’ and ‘The King of Comedy’. He is known for his frequent collaborations with renowned director Martin Scorsese. The recipient of several honors, he was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame, and has also been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Songwriters.