Donald K. Tarlton
|Donald K. Tarlton|
|Also known as||Donald K. Donald|
12 May 1943 |
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, promoter|
Donald K. Tarlton, CM (born 12 May 1943) is a Canadian entertainment businessman. He promoted numerous concerts and Canadian musicians under the name Donald K. Donald.
He attended Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University), following his graduation from Rosemere High School, both in the Montreal region. His interest in entertainment promotion began in his youth. He was one of several people who began the Montreal-based Aquarius Records, noted for artists such as April Wine, Corey Hart and Sum 41.
Besides his involvement in Aquarius, Tarlton promoted or produced other artists such as:
|* The Who|
Awards and recognition
- 1982: Félix Award, Producer of the Year
- 2000: Appointed Member of the Order of Canada
- 2007: Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, presented at the Juno Awards
- Rioux, Christian. "Donald, Donald K.". www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com. The Historica Dominion Institute. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- The Right Honourable Adrienne Louise Clarkson. "Donald K. Tarlton, C.M.". www.gg.ca. Ottawa: Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- The Right Honourable Adrienne Louise Clarkson (30 September 2000). "Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 134, No. 40" (PDF). www.gazette.gc.ca/search-recherche-eng.html. Ottawa: Governor General of Canada. Canada Gazette. Government House. p. 5 (3069 Canada Gazette). Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- "Juno Awards Database". junoawards.ca/database/. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 16 June 2011.