Canadian multidisciplinary artist. Painter, sculptor, filmmaker and photographer, among others, he was one of the great representatives of contemporary art in post-war Canada. His silhouette sculpture work Walking Women was featured at Expo 67.

British rock musician, he was one of the guitarists in the group The Yardbirds with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. At home in rock as well as blues and jazz, he has been called by many the best guitarist of all time.

Rock singer and singer-songwriter. The only daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, she administered her father’s estate until the sale of 85% of her father’s empire in 2005, while retaining the Graceland estate.

Actress of Italian origin known for her numerous film roles, including Fanfan la Tulipe by Christian-Jaque in which she shares the screen with Gérard Philipe. She has also played with Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner, Humphrey Bogart, etc.

American singer-songwriter and guitarist, Crosby co-founded the group The Byrds in 1964 and then co-founded the folk-rock group Crosby, Stills and Nash in 1968. He also had several solo albums to his credit.

An American pianist and composer, he wrote several melodies that have become classics, including the Oscar-winning song Rain Keeps Falling on My Head, and has collaborated with many artists, including Dionne Warwick.

A major figure in Spanish and European cinema, he directed around fifty films during his career, some of which were presented at the World Film Festival. It has won awards at both the Cannes Film Festival and the Berlinale in addition to being a three-time Oscar finalist in the category of best film in a language other than English.

American actress, Raquel Welch was noted for her role as Cora Peterson in Fantastic Voyage (1966) and earned a contract with 20th Century Fox. Often seen as a sex symbol, she has appeared in several films and television series.

American jazz saxophonist and composer. In 1964, he joined Miles Davis’ quintet. A founding member of the group Weather Report and with several solo albums to his credit, he received the Miles Davis Prize from the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 1996.

Japanese composer, musician and actor. Among other things, he wrote the soundtracks for the films Furyo (Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence) and, with David Byrne and Cong Su, The Last Emperor, which won an Oscar for best original score in 1988.

Singer, actor and activist, both for human rights around the world and for civil rights in the United States. In 1956, his album Calypso attracted a lot of attention. In addition to releasing a few dozen albums, he played several roles in the cinema.

American television host known for his controversial television show The Jerry Springer Show. He also served as mayor of Cincinnati in 1977, under the Democratic Party banner.

Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and folk singer. During his long career, Lightfoot released twenty albums, received 16 Juno Awards and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986.

American singer and queen of rock’n’roll, she has won eight Grammy awards for her albums and shows as well as four honorary Grammys. His solo career has been punctuated by huge hits, including What’s Love Got To Do With It, Private Dancer and The Best.

French singer-songwriter. During his forty-year career, he recorded 21 albums. He enjoyed success with the albums Cheyenne Autumn, Dolorès and Mustango. Its soft rock was mixed with folk, country and blues.

Brazilian singer considered the undisputed voice of bossa nova. She was the singer of the famous song Girl from Ipanema. She recorded several dozen albums and compilations between 1964 and 2008.

American writer whose novels, of the Southern Gothic genre, were peppered with crude descriptions of human deviance. Five of his works have been adapted for film, including No Country for Old Men (by the Coen brothers) and The Road (by John Hillcoat).

Italian-Belgian singer known for his hit Le Rital, released in 1983 and which became number 1 on the charts in France. He made several tours in Quebec.

Franco-Czech novelist, essayist and playwright, known in particular for his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being. He was one of the rare writers to enter the collection of Editions de La Pléiade during his lifetime.

Franco-British singer and actress. With her companion Serge Gainsbourg, she recorded, among other things, the 45 rpm Je t’aime… moi non plus. She starred in dozens of films over six decades, including Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow-Up.

Last of the great charming singers of the 20th century, capable of moving from pop to jazz. Best known for his hit I Left My Heart in San Francisco, Tony Bennett has recorded more than 70 albums and won 20 Grammy awards during his career.

Irish singer who had immense success with the song Nothing Compares 2 U, written by Prince, in 1990. She campaigned for various causes, notably against child molestation.

Bassist and founding member of the group Eagles. Known for his voice with a particular register that we recognize on the hit Take It to the Limit.

American director known for his films French Connection (which won him the Academy Award for Best Director in 1972), The Exorcist and Sorcerer. He has also worked on television and in opera.

A Canadian-born guitarist and musician, he was the principal composer of The Band and helped develop the Americana musical style.

American host and producer of game shows such as The Price is Right, at the helm of which he was for 35 years. A great defender of the animal cause, he has donated millions of dollars to save elephants in zoos and for whales.

British singer-songwriter. A very Francophile, Whittaker was very popular in Quebec in the 1970s with his songs Mon pays bleu, Le mistral and Un Elephant sur mon balcon. He was also known for his whistling skills.

Painter and sculptor of Colombian origin. His works were distinguished by characters with voluptuous shapes close to magical realism.

Anglo-Irish actor, he played the character of Dumbledore from the third part of the Harry Potter film series after the death of Richard Harris. He was made a Knight of the Order of the British Empire in 1998.

American actress and former playmate. She was well known for her role as Chrissy Snow in the television series Three’s Company.

American-Canadian actor well known for his role as Chandler Bing in the series Friends. He has played several roles in both cinema and television. In his memoirs published in 2022, he discussed his drug addiction problems.

A Franco-American photographer, he has documented several events involving American presidents. Loving dogs, he signed a series of black and white photos with half-dog, half-human characters.

An Irish musician, MacGowan was the lead singer of the Celtic punk band The Pogues, well known in the 1980s. He later formed the band Shane MacGowan and the Popes.

Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor. Officer specialized in portraits of the lives of Black Canadians, which earned him several awards and the admiration of his peers.

Singer, guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band April Wine. He also had a solo career for several years.

British rock guitarist, Denny Laine was one of the founding members and singers of the group Moody Blues. Later, he accompanied Paul and Linda McCartney in the founding of the group Wings.

American producer, screenwriter, director and actor, Norman Lear made his mark as producer of the television series All in the Family.

French actress, she played Louison Danton, wife of the politician Danton (Gérard Depardieu), in the film of the same name by Andrzej Wajdan and had denounced Depardieu’s sexual misconduct. Died in tragic circumstances following the release of the documentary Complementary investigation into the actions of the actor.

American actor, Ryan O’Neil gained universal fame for his role as Oliver Barrett IV in the romantic drama Love Story, released in 1970. But the actor has played several other roles in film and television, including the role -title of the film Barry Lyndon by Stanley Kubrick.