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|Born||1 February 1964|
Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec, Canada
|Labels||Sony Musique, Musicor|
|Associated acts||Celine Dion, Maurane, Notre-Dame de Paris|
Pelchat was born in Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec and has performed since 1973. His first 45 RPM single was released in September 1981. His early albums include 1982's Je suis un chanteur (I Am a Singer) and Tu m’as fait mal (You hurt me) the following year. His 1988 self-titled album and 1990's Couleur Passion (The Color of Passion) attained gold record sales status. His 1992 double-platinum album Pelchat on the Sony label included a duet with Céline Dion. He also recorded with Belgian singer Maurane on his Pelchat 2002 album.
Pelchat has performed in various theatrical productions. He played the title role in a 1998 musical on the artist Picasso during a European tour. He portrayed Quasimodo in a production of Notre Dame de Paris, Moses in a production of The Ten Commandments and Don Carlos in Don Juan.
He earned ADISQ's Félix Awards for Male Singer of The Year in 1990 and Album of the Year for 1992's Pelchat. He also earned a Jazz album Félix for the 2009 collaborative album Mario Pelchat-Michel Legrand. Besides touring in Canada, Pelchat has performed in Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
|1982||Je suis un chanteur||—||Platinum|
|1983||Tu m'as fait mal||—|
|1995||C'est la vie||—||Gold|
|2004||Noël avec Jireh Gospel Choir||—|
|2006||Le monde où je vais||—||Gold|
|2009||Mario Pelchat chante Michel Legrand||—|
|2010||Toujours de nous||3||Gold|
|2017||Agnus Dei (with Les Prêtres)||5||Gold|
|Noel Ensemble (with Les Prêtres)||3|
|2019||Pelchat Aznavour désormais||22|
|1998||Mes premières chansons||—|
|2011||Je suis un chanteur||84|
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