Georges Hamel

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Georges Hamel (20 January 1948 – 26 February 2014) was a Canadian country music singer and songwriter from Quebec.[1]

Hamel was born in Sainte-Françoise, Centre-du-Québec, Quebec, Canada. Over the course of his 40-year career, Hamel recorded 44 LPs, won four Félix Awards from ADISQ and sold over two million records.[1]

In 2014, Hamel was the recipient of the Excellence Award at the Francophone SOCAN Awards held in Montreal.[2]

He died in Drummondville, Centre-du-Québec in February 2014, at the age of 66.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Georges Hamel s'éteint à 66 ans" (in French). Canoe.ca. 2014-02-27. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.socan.ca/about/awards/2014-socan-awards
  3. ^ "January to June 2014". The Dead Rock Stars Club. Retrieved 2014-03-06.