Claude Péloquin

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Canadian poet, writer, singer, songwriter, screenwriter and director born in Montreal on August 26, 1942. After founding the improv group L'Horloge in 1964 with Serge Lemoyne, Yves Hébert and Jean Gauguet-Larouche, Claude Péloquin participated in the development of a performance show with the group Le Zirmate. He wrote the lyrics to several songs, the most famous of which are Monsieur L'Indien and Lindbergh. The latter, composed for the show L'Osstidcho and performed by Robert Charlebois and Louise Forestier, earned Peloquin the Félix-Leclerc Award for "Best Canadian Composition of the Year" in 1969. In 1971, he wrote the lyrics to his first solo album (Laissez-Nous Vous Embrasser Où Vous Avez Mal), which featured the music of Jean Sauvageau; a striking contemporary work traveling between electronics and more traditional music. In the mid-1980s, he returned to the songwriting through Robert Charlebois, whom Peloquin fed with lyrics for the album Super Position, but the album has had only limited success. After living in the Bahamas in the 1990s, he returned to Quebec and recorded Tout Le Monde Au Ciel, a new album of songs and poems. Claude Péloquin died on november 25, 2018 at night, at the age of 76. He had generalized cancer.
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Albums

2424 061 Claude Péloquin - Laissez-Nous Vous Embrasser Où Vous Avez Mal album art Péloquin* / Sauvageau* Péloquin* / Sauvageau* - Laissez-Nous Vous Embrasser Où Vous Avez Mal (Album) Polydor 2424 061 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
CSN-1002 Claude Péloquin - Pélo Krispé album art Claude Péloquin, Kinchamali Claude Péloquin, Kinchamali - Pélo Krispé(LP, Album) Clic CSN-1002 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
LFS-9030 Claude Péloquin - L'Ouverture Du Paradis album art Claude Péloquin L'Ouverture Du Paradis(LP, Album, Blu) London Records LFS-9030 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
MACD5830 Claude Péloquin - Tout Le Monde Au Ciel album art Claude Péloquin Tout Le Monde Au Ciel (Album) Musi-Art MACD5830 Canada 1999 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EPC 2777 Claude Péloquin - Monsieur L'Indien album art Claude Peloquin* - Jean Sauvageau Claude Peloquin* - Jean Sauvageau - Monsieur L'Indien(7", Single) Epic EPC 2777 France 1974 Sell This Version
LFX-1102 Claude Péloquin - Il Y A Juste Assez De Monde / La Résurrection album art Claude Péloquin Il Y A Juste Assez De Monde / La Résurrection(7", Single) London Records LFX-1102 Canada 1979 Sell This Version