Canadian-born pianist and composer. He received several Juno Awards and became known for an internationally-acclaimed instrumental piece entitled "Music Box Dancer."
He studied both engineering and music at Canada's McGill University. In the 1960s, he joined a band called The Bells.
His debut solo album, Seven Of My Songs, included a hit song entitled "Love Me, Love Me Love."
He was born and raised in Quebec, Canada.
In 2010, he toured with country singer Rita MacNeil.