Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Buffy Sainte-Marie Getting Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Honour

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Buffy Sainte-Marie Getting Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Honour

Article excerpt

Buffy Sainte-Marie set for songwriters hall

--

TORONTO - Buffy Sainte-Marie is set to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Organizers say the acclaimed singer-songwriter will receive the honour at the SOCAN Awards in Toronto on April 1.

Sainte-Marie's 1964 peace anthem "Universal Soldier" was inducted to the same hall of fame in 2005.

It's among countless accolades the musician, Indigenous rights activist and educator has received throughout her career.

She also won an Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award for co-writing the 1982 song "Up Where We Belong," which was performed by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes for the film "An Officer and a Gentleman."

The 78-year-old performer also has several Junos, a Polaris Prize, a Governor General's Performing Arts Award, and is an Officer of the Order of Canada. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.