Legal name: Pierre Garand
Pierre Garand (born 26 June 1972), known by his stage name Garou (a diminutive of his last name "Garand"), is a Canadian singer from Sherbrooke, Quebec.
He is known for his work in the musical Notre-Dame de Paris and the #1 hits "Belle", "Seul", "Sous le vent", and "La Rivière de notre enfance". He currently holds the SNEP record for most weeks at #1.
- ^ Like his ancestor Pierre Garand baptized in the parrish Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers at Rouen, France, who emigrated to French America in the 17th century. He is the ancestor of all the American Garands, for example the inventor of the M1 Garand rifle.