Pierre Lalonde

Musical Artist

1941 –

19

Who is Pierre Lalonde?

Pierre Lalonde is a singer and television host from Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Lalonde attended high school in the United States but returned to Canada in 1960, where he worked at radio station CKJL with his father in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec. Shortly after, he worked in Montreal at CJMS.

In 1961, Lalonde moved to television station CFTM-TV to host a variety of programs, including the popular show Jeunesse d'aujourd'hui. The following year, he released his first single and made his first LP in 1963. Lalonde mainly recorded in French, but he released a number of singles in English as well.

Lalonde's success led to his own program in New York, The Peter Martin Show, in 1967 on WPIX. He also recorded one album, Introducing Peter Martin, under this name.

His English language shows include Music Hop, The Mad Dash, Circus and The Pierre Lalonde Show.

His father, Jean Lalonde, was a popular singer in the 1940s.

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Born
Jan 20, 1941
Montreal
Also known as
  • Lalonde, Pierre
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Lived in
  • Montreal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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