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Pierre Garand (born 26 June 1972), known by his stage name Garou (a diminutive of his last name "Garand"), is a Canadian singer and entertainer from Sherbrooke, Québec. He is known for his work in the musical Notre-Dame de Paris (playing Quasimodo in both the original French and English casts) and the No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garou has received more than 49,789 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Garou is the 879th most popular singer (down from 851st in 2019), the 248th most popular biography from Canada (down from 229th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Canadian Singer.

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  • 31

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  • 5.41

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  • 2.80

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Among singers, Garou ranks 879 out of 3,541Before him are Toni Braxton, Blixa Bargeld, Burning Spear, Carl Wilson, Haykanoush Danielyan, and Anneke Grönloh. After him are Irmgard Seefried, Davorin Popović, Angela Gossow, Cat Power, Birthe Wilke, and Charli XCX.

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Among people born in 1972, Garou ranks 86Before him are Samantha Smith, Sundar Pichai, Toto Wolff, Eli Roth, Chiara Mastroianni, and Rafał Trzaskowski. After him are Cat Power, Kate del Castillo, Hermann Maier, Paul Gray, Gulnara Karimova, and Bae Yong-joon.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Garou ranks 248 out of 1,130Before him are James LaBrie (1963), Colleen Dewhurst (1924), John Diefenbaker (1895), Nia Vardalos (1962), Anne Hébert (1916), and Xavier Dolan (1989). After him are Phil Hartman (1948), William H. McNeill (1917), Terry Fox (1958), Cindy Breakspeare (1954), Natasha Henstridge (1974), and Billy Bishop (1894).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Garou ranks 17Before him are Alanis Morissette (1974), Jon Vickers (1926), Michael Bublé (1975), The Weeknd (1990), George London (1920), and James LaBrie (1963). After him are Peaches (1966), Gordon Lightfoot (1938), Terry Jacks (1944), Feist (1976), Chad Kroeger (1974), and Bruno Pelletier (1962).

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