Félix Leclerc

French-Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, writer and actor born in La Tuque, Quebec, August 2, 1914 and died on Orléans Island August 8, 1988.
Leclerc played a major role in revitalising the Quebec folk song ("chanson") tradition. He was one of Quebec's greatest poets alongside [a=Gilles Vigneault] and his influence on culture was important.