Gordon Lightfoot

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Birthday
17, 1938
Birthplace
Orillia, Canada
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthplace
Orillia, Canada

About

Canadian singer-songwriter who recorded "If You Could Read My Mind." He has won sixteen Juno Awards, among other honors.

Before Fame

He appeared on Orillia radio when he was a young soprano. He wrote the "Canadian Railroad Trilogy" for the CBC.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986.

Family Life

He married his wife Brita in April 1963; after their divorce in 1973, he remarried Elizabeth Moon in 1988. He has three sons, Eric, Miles and Fred, and two daughters, Meredith and Ingrid.

Associated With

Some of his songs were recorded by Elvis Presley.

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