Jean Chatillon (born 1937) is a Canadian composer.
Chatillon was born of a family of musicians, in 1937, in Nicolet, Quebec. In 1951 he began to play piano and to compose. At first self-taught, then he undertook serious musical studies with the master Conrad Letendre in Montreal. In 1969, he founded the Music Section of the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières and taught there until 1981.
After his retirement from teaching in 1981, he dedicated himself fully to his art.
He is very prolific and has written a large number of musical and literary works. He is an acknowledged composer at the Canadian Music Centre. In 2003, he was appointed professor emeritus by the University of Quebec.
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