Edith Butler

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Edith Butler



Birth - Death

1942 -



Notable Achievements

Order of Canada


Acadian folk singer and storyteller. Received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, Canada's highest honour in the performing arts (2009). In 2007 Butler was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame for her song 'Paquetville'. Her television show 'Un million de fois je t'aime' won the Félix trophy for pop show (1985) and her album 'Le Party d'Edith' won the Félix for most sales. Won the Prix international de la chanson (1981), and the Grand prix du disque de l'Académie Charles-Cros (1983) for her album 'De Paquetville à Paris'. Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada (1975). Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite de la République française (1999).

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