Paul Hoffert

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Birthday
22, 1943
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
New York

About

Musician, composer, author, and technology executive. He founded the popular Canadian pop band Lighthouse and, as a member of the National Research Council of Canada, created an early version of the MP3.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Toronto, where he earned degrees in physics and mathematics.

Trivia

He served as Chairman the Screen Composers Guild of Canada.

Family Life

Born in New York City, he later settled in Canada, where he taught at York University and received the prestigious Order of Canada honor.

Associated With

He served as president of the United States chapter of the Glenn Gould Foundation, an organization established to honor Canadian pianist Glenn Gould.