Related Information for Daniel Lavoie Daniel Lavoie (born March 17, 1949) is a French-Canadian singer and songwriter.Born in Dunrea, Manitoba, Canada, his mother was a musician and he learned to play piano at a young age. In 1967, Lavoie won a singer-songwriter competition for the Société Radio-Canada French language television program, Jeunesse oblige which gave him his first major publicity.The young franco-manitoban played and sang in English and French with two different groups but his singing career began to blossom fo.. read more