Jacques Blanchet

Jacques Blanchet

Birth
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 9 May 1981 (aged 50)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot Sec 06, Plot 865
Memorial ID 24188258 · View Source
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Singer, Songwriter. A native of Montreal, Blanchet began his career in the 1950's as a songwriter. In 1959, he teamed up with several other singers, collectively known as Les Bozos after the Felix Leclerc song "Bozo," to found the Montreal boîtes à chansons Chez Bozo. Releasing his first album in 1962, Blanchet is best remembered for songs such as "Tête heureuse," "Dans nos campagnes," "Un Canadien errant," and "Le ciel se marie avec la mer." In addition, many of his songs would be recorded by some of Quebec's top singers including Raymond Levesque, Guylaine Guy, Paolo Noël, and Lucille Dumont.

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  • Added: 26 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24188258
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacques Blanchet (11 Apr 1931–9 May 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24188258, citing Le Repos Saint-Francois d'Assise, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .