He moved to Toronto in 1956 and studied composition with Gordon Delamont and vibraphone briefly with Hagood Hardy.
In 1968 he co-founded Lighthouse (2) with Skip Prokop.
Following Lighthouse, Hoffert began pursuing a career as a composer, arranger and record producer in Toronto.
Other achievements include, teaching film composition at York University; founder and chairman of the Canadian Academy of Cinema; president of the Guild of Canadian Film and Television Composers; and a member of the Order of Canada.
He holds a Bachelor of Science and is equally successful in that field.
Paul Hoffert Discography
- 13 Instruments & Performance
- 27 Writing & Arrangement
- 4 Conducting & Leading
- 22 Production
- 1 Technical
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken
- 1 Management
|CLP 1002||Paul Hoffert||The Jazz Roots Of Paul Hoffert (LP, Mono)||Chateau||CLP 1002||Canada||1961||Sell This Version|
|Paul Hoffert||Outrageous!: Original Film Soundtrack (Album)||GRT||US||1977||Sell This Version|
|Igor Stravinsky, Paul Hoffert, Steven Staryk||Igor Stravinsky, Paul Hoffert, Steven Staryk - L'Histoire Du Soldat / Concerto For Contemporary Violin||UltraFi||Canada||1979||Sell This Version|
|TR 4001||Brenda Hoffert And Paul Hoffert||Brenda Hoffert And Paul Hoffert - I Lost My Pet Lizard (LP)||Teddy Records (5)||TR 4001||Canada||1979||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|801 004||Paul Hoffert||Outrageous (7")||Général Music France||801 004||France||Unknown||Sell This Version|