Garou (born 26 June 1972) is a French Canadian singer from Sherbrooke, Quebec. Born Pierre Garand, he was discovered by Luc Plamondon while singing American blues tunes in a Sherbrooke bar. He was drafted by Plamondon to play the role of Quasimodo in his musical Notre-Dame de Paris, which made him a star in France. After the musical, he launched a successful international pop music career in Quebec, France, and many other European countries. In 2000, Garou recorded a duet with Celine Dion called "Sous le Vent." Hits: Seul, Que l'amour est violent, Gitan, Je n'attendais que vous.