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Jim Corcoran


Jim Corcoran is one of Québec's best-loved songrwriters. Since 1972, Jim has recorded over a dozen albums and performed around the world from Paris to Cairo to Drummondville! Known as a unique voice in Québec music, he is greatly appreciated for the subtlety of his texts, the beauty of his melodies and his witty sense of humour. His most recent CD, Pages Blanches won the Juno for Best Francophone album of the year in 2006. Jim is a sought-after collaborator and has written lyrics for many francophone artists, as well as for Le Cirque du Soleil. CBC listeners will also recognize Jim as the host of A Propos. For over twenty five years now, Jim has invited listeners to tune in and discover the diversity and audacity of Québec's music scene. Jim is a gifted translator who has taken on some of the most surprising lyrics in French song over the past few years. He has always been fascinated by francophone music in a wide variety of styles and has been following the emergence of original singer songwriters for more than thirty years. In 2009, the SPACQ and René Angélil gave Jim the Eddy Marnay award for his continuous support of francophone artists from Québec.