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Order of Canada

Marc-André Hamelin, O.C., C.Q.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Marc-André Hamelin, O.C., C.Q. O.C. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 8, 2003 June 10, 2005
Supervirtuoso, pianist of impressive technique, composer of brilliant and original works, the list of accolades is inexhaustible. One of the world's most renowned musicians, Marc-André Hamelin regularly plays with highly regarded ensembles and displays his exceptional talents on international stages. A champion of little-known and forgotten composers, he has built up an extensive discography, including many recordings that have earned him prestigious awards. He is a founding member of Piano Six and generously lends his time to the promotion of classical music in small communities across Canada.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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