Famous pianist André Gagnon has passed away

The pianist André Gagnon passed away this Thursday, December 3, 2020. The famous musician, composer and conductor was 84 years old.

According to what Audiogram reports, André Gagnon died of Lewy body disease. It is a neurodegenerative dementia.

Originally from Saint-Pacôme in Bas-Saint-Laurent, the artist has marked several generations with his immense talent. First with his musical collaborations with the great Claude Léveillée, then with the singer Renee Claude, before knowing the fame in Quebec and internationally.

In the cinema, we could see André Gagnon in the movie The happy life of Léopold Z by Gilles Carle in 1965. He has also signed the soundtrack of many feature films.

A great composer is leaving us, but he will remain very present thanks to his music and all of his work.

The whole teamenVedette sends his thoughts to those close to the artist in this period of mourning.

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