Dan Hill

Pop Singer

Birthday June 3, 1954

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Toronto, Canada

Age 69 years old

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Canadian pop singer who found international success in the 70's and 80's with the singles "Sometimes When We Touch" and "Can't We Try." His memoir, I Am My Father's Son: A Memoir of Love and Forgiveness, was published in 2009.

Before Fame

He dropped out of high school to work as a songwriter for RCA Records at age 17.


He formed a folk music duo with Paul Quarrington called Quarrington/Hill. The group's final song, "Are You Ready," was recorded just ten days before Quarrington's death.

Family Life

He married lawyer Beverly Chapin-Hill. His father is sociologist Daniel G. Hill and his brother is novelist Lawrence Hill.

Associated With

His 1987 single "Can't We Try" was a duet with singer Vonda Shepard.