Gerry Boulet (Born Joseph Gaétan Robert Gérald in March 1, 1946-July 18, 1990) was a Canadian rock singer. Most famous as vocalist for the Quebec rock band Offenbach, he also released two solo albums. He's also considered as an inovator for doing rock in the French language.He started in music with the band Les Gants Blancs, which evolved into Offenbach, in 1969. In 1984, friction within the group led Boulet to record his first solo album. At that time, he sings a duet with Marjo for the song ''Les yeux du coeur''. In 1987 he was diagnosed with colon cancer. Boulet released his second solo album, Rendez-vous doux, In 1989, the album won him three Félix Awards. Some songs in this album clearly talk about his fight for staying alive. On July 18, 1990, Boulet died in Montreal. Offenbach later reunited with Martin Deschamps on vocals.Three more albums, including a live album and a rock opera, were released after Boulet's death. (La femme d'or)
Marjo (born 2 August 1953 in Montreal, Quebec with the name Marjolène Moin), professionally known as Marjo, is a francophone Canadian singer-songwriter. After singing in two musicals of François Guy, Marjo joined the band Corbeau in 1979, two years after the group was started by Pierre Harel. Her solo career began shortly after Corbeau disbanded with the theme song for the film La Femme de l'hôtel which earned a Genie Award for Best Original Song in 1985. In 1986, her debut album Celle qui va sold more than 250 000 copies. Provocante, Illégal, Doux, À bout de ciel, Je sais, je sais, Y'a des matins or Chats sauvages are her most important hits.