Pierre Garand: biography, creativity, career and personal life

Loudly crying baby Pierre Garan’s grandmother predicted the fame of the famous vocalist. She turned out to be a seer.

The road to success

The biography of a future celebrity began in 1972. The boy appeared in the Canadian Sherbrooke on June 26 in the family of a mechanic. The three-year-old son was given the guitar by his father. From five Pierre played piano, then mastered trumpet and organ.

The little multi-instrumentalist liked to parody anyone in front of guests. He liked to give people joy. That’s what he thinks music is doing best.

After school, Garu attended the seminary, however he left from there. Then he was born from a friendly nickname that glorified his version of the name. The musician created the first group “Windows and Doors” at the age of 15. Then there was service in the Army as a trumpeter. Since 1992 Garu played clubs and sang, accompanying himself on guitar.

In 1993 he began his professional career. Until 1997 the singer performed in one of the most popular cafes in his hometown. During that period, the author of the libretto of “Notre Dame de Paris”, Luc Plamandon, sought the lead role. Accidentally getting to Garu’s concert, he realized that the vocalist had been found.


The acting stage of a celebrity’s life has begun. After the musical’s successful premiere, the musician turned into a sought-after professional artist. I did not forget during the tour as part of the artists of the performance from 198 to 2000 the singer wrote songs.

In 2000 Pierre presented the first album “Seul”. In November 2003 the compilation “Reviens” was released. A hit was the composition “Où te caches-tu?”. The first CD in English “Piece of My Soul” fans received on May 6 in 2008. There were clips constantly appearing. In 2009, the artist starred in the title role in the film “Return of Love”.

The tour of France “Gentleman’s Tour” took place in 2010. On February 12, Garou performed at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In late November, he recorded the album “The Complete Version”. Zarka played in the production of “Zarkana” an actor as part of the members of “Cirque du Soleil” in June 2011.

On and off stage By the

end of the year, the vocalist returned again to “Notre-Dame de Paris”. In 2012 he was the mentor of the French program “The Voice”, working on the recording of a new collection released in September. The lyrics to the disc “Au milieu de ma vie” were partly written by Luc Plamandon.

In early December 2014, the singer presented the Christmas concept album of songs “It’s Magic!”. In 2015 and 2016, the vocalist again returned to the TV show “The Voice” in an amplua mentor. The artist opened his cabaret restaurant “Le Manko” on February 10, 2016.


singer tries not to tell about his personal life, but also does not hide it. He has a daughter, Emily. She was born in early July 2001. A break-up with Swedish model Ulrika did not result in a ban on his father’s communication with the child. The relationship parents kept friendly.

From early 2007 to mid-2010, an affair with singer Laurie extended. With Canadian model Stephanie Fournier Garou, the relationship began from April 2013.

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