Four songwriters, one Founders Award and 23 songs to be honoured
March 1, 2008
TORONTO, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame/Le
Panthéon des Auteurs et Compositeurs Canadiens (CSHF/PACC) is pleased to
announce the four celebrated Canadian songwriters, one Founders Award and 23
memorable songs inductees for 2008.
The list of inductees include Alex Kramer, one of the most
highly-regarded songwriters of the big-band era and André Lejeune, a prolific
Francophone songwriter (Radio Era) as well as Claude Dubois, whose songs have
been covered by French artists around the world and Paul Anka, known for his
beautiful ballads and chart-topping hits (Modern Era).
The Founder's Award will be presented to Oscar Peterson, a brilliant jazz
pianist and composer celebrated for his musical dexterity and energetic
For full details on the 2008 Canadian Songwriter's Hall of Fame inductees
including bios and photos please visit www.cansong.ca.
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