||1938 (age 78–79)
||The Halifax III
Patrick LaCroix (born 1938), better known by his stage name Pat LaCroix, is a Canadian musician and photographer. His career began with some Canadian TV and radio; but not before he was part of The Four Winds vocal quartet with Gordon Lightfoot a fellow student at Westlake College of music in Los Angeles. He then formed yet another band, this time with Denny Doherty, Richard Byrne and Zal Yanovsky called The Halifax III. This group recorded two LP albums for Epic records in New York and performed on several national TV show in Canada and the USA, including Sing Along With Mitch and The Merv Griffin Show. In 1965, he began his commercial photographic career, and musically returned to his first love, singing Jazz. He has received more the 60 awards for his photography and in 2008 was awarded The Life time Achievement award by the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communication. LaCroix is presently producing a coffee table books of photographic portraits of 100 of Toronto's world class jazz musicians
He currently lives with his wife Naomi Patricia LaCroix. He is the father of actress, Lisa LaCroix and singer/songwriter, Dana LaCroix.