Canadian musicians who were born in 1953

Here are 30 famous musicians from Canada were born in 1953:

Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson (August 27, 1953 Fernie-) a.k.a. Aлександар Живојиновић, Aleksandar Živojinović, Victor, Alexandar Zivojinovich, Lifeson, Alex Zivojinovich, Big Al, Lerxst or Alexander Zivojinovich is a Canadian guitarist, record producer, songwriter, musician, actor and film score composer. He has two children, Justin Lifeson and Adrian Lifeson.

His discography includes: Victor. Genres related to him: Hard rock, Heavy metal and Progressive rock.

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Geddy Lee

Geddy Lee (July 29, 1953 Willowdale, Toronto-) also known as Gary Lee Weinrib, Dirk, Geddy Lee Weinrib, Geddy, Geddy Lee, OC, Lee or Gary is a Canadian singer, musician, record producer, bassist, songwriter, keyboard player and film score composer. His children are Julian Lee and Kyla Avril Lee.

His most recognized albums: My Favorite Headache. Genres related to him: Hard rock, Heavy metal and Progressive rock.

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John Rutsey

John Rutsey (May 14, 1953 Ontario-May 11, 2008 Ontario) a.k.a. Rutsey, John or John Howard Rutsey was a Canadian drummer and musician.

His related genres: Hard rock, Heavy metal and Progressive rock.

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Tom Cochrane

Tom Cochrane (May 14, 1953 Lynn Lake-) otherwise known as Cochrane, Tom, Tom Cochran or Thomas William Cochrane is a Canadian writer, musician and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Mad Mad World, Ragged Ass Road, No Stranger, Hang On to Your Resistance: The Early Years, X-Ray Sierra, Songs of a Circling Spirit, Life Is a Highway, I Wish You Well (disc 1), Tom Cochrane & Red Rider and Victory Day. Genres related to him: Rock music and Heartland rock.

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Rick Moranis

Rick Moranis (April 18, 1953 Toronto-) also known as Rick Cougar Moranis, Frederick Alan Moranis, Moranis, Rick, Richard Moranis, Frederick Allan Moranis, Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis or Rick Allan is a Canadian musician, comedian, actor, magician, screenwriter, voice actor and television producer.

His most recognized albums: You, Me, the Music and Me, The Agoraphobic Cowboy, America, My Truck and My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs.

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Art Bergmann

Art Bergmann (February 8, 1953 Vancouver-) also known as Arthur Frank Bergmann or Arthur Frank "Art" Bergmann is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician.

His albums: What Fresh Hell Is This?, Art Bergmann, Crawl With Me and Sexual Roulette.

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Gary Farmer

Gary Farmer (June 12, 1953 Ohsweken, Ontario-) also known as Gary Dale Farmer is a Canadian actor, film director, musician, singer and publisher.

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Richard Margison

Richard Margison (July 16, 1953 Victoria-) also known as Richard Charles Margison or Richard Charles Margison, OC is a Canadian opera singer.

His albums: Margison Sings Verdi, Millenium Opera Gala and Richard Margison Sings French and Italian Arias.

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Roy Forbes

Roy Forbes (February 12, 1953 Dawson Creek-) otherwise known as Forbes, Roy, Bim or Roy Charles Forbes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Discography: Love Turns To Ice, Crazy Old Moon and Almost Overnight.

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Taborah Johnson

Taborah Johnson (March 21, 1953 Toronto-) a.k.a. Tabby Johnson or Miz J is a Canadian singer and actor.

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Jim West

Jim West (December 18, 1953 Toronto-) also known as West, Jim, James "Jim" "Kimo" West or James West is a Canadian guitarist, record producer, film score composer and actor.

His albums: Coconut Hat and Livin's EZ - The Hawaiian Tribute to Sublime. Genres: Comedy rock, Rock music, Slack-key guitar and Comedy.

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Marjo (August 2, 1953 Montreal-) also known as Marjolène Morin is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

Discography: Tant qu'il y aura des enfants, Sans retour, Celle qui va, Bohémienne, Turquoise, Ses succès, Marjo et ses hommes volume 2 and Marjo et ses hommes, Volume 1.

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Gil Moore

Gil Moore (October 4, 1953 Toronto-) also known as Moore, Gil is a Canadian singer, musician, record producer and songwriter.

Genres he performed: Heavy metal, Blues, Hard rock and Progressive rock.

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Rik Emmett

Rik Emmett (July 10, 1953 Toronto-) also known as Richard Emmett or Emmett, Rik is a Canadian singer, guitarist, record producer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Ipso Facto, Absolutely, Swing Shift, Ten Invitations From the Mistress of Mr. E, The Spiral Notebook, Good Faith, Handiwork, Live at Berklee, Raw Quartet and Eclectica: 13 Solo Guitar Transcriptions. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Rock music, Blues and Classical guitar.

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Connie Kaldor

Connie Kaldor (May 9, 1953 Regina-) otherwise known as Kaldor, Connie is a Canadian singer, singer-songwriter and author.

Her most recognized albums: Gentle of Heart, Love Is A Truck, Moonlight Grocery, Small Café, Wood River, Lullaby Berceuse, Sky With Nothing To Get In the Way, One of These Days, and Postcards From the Road.

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Ted Woloshyn

Ted Woloshyn (December 1, 1953-) is a Canadian broadcaster.

His most important albums: It's Not the Heat, It's the Humility.

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Bernie LaBarge

Bernie LaBarge (March 11, 1953 Ottawa-) is a Canadian guitarist, singer and songwriter.

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Celine Lomez

Celine Lomez (May 11, 1953 Montreal-) otherwise known as Celine Leger, Céline Léger, Céline Léger-Lomez, Céline Lomez or Lomez, Céline is a Canadian singer and actor.

Her albums: Ce que tu veux, je l'ai.

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John Oswald

John Oswald (May 30, 1953 Kitchener-) otherwise known as Plunderphonics or Oswald, John is a Canadian composer.

His albums include Elektrax, Plexure, Plunderphonics 69/96, Plunderphonics, Grayfolded, Discosphere, Aparanthesi and .

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Paul Piché

Paul Piché (September 5, 1953 Montreal-) also known as Paul Pichi, Paul Piche or Piché, Paul is a Canadian singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums include À qui appartient l'beau temps ?, L’Escalier, L'un et L'autre, Le Voyage, Sur le chemin des incendies, L'Intégral, Nouvelles d'Europe, L'instant, Paluche 3.14 and L'un et L'autre (L'un). Genres he performed: Blues, Country, Folk music, Rock music and Folk rock.

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Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones (September 20, 1953 Chicago-) also known as Jones, Jeff is a Canadian bassist and singer.

Genres he performed: Contemporary Christian music, Rock music and Album-oriented rock.

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Paul Plimley

Paul Plimley (March 16, 1953 Vancouver-) is a Canadian film score composer and jazz pianist.

Discography: The Starbreak Splatterlight.

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Peter Hannan

Peter Hannan (March 19, 1953 Canada-) a.k.a. Hannan, Peter is a Canadian , .

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Bill McBirnie

Bill McBirnie (May 23, 1953-) is a Canadian , .

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William Laskin

William Laskin (August 23, 1953 Hamilton-) also known as Laskin, Grit is a Canadian , .

Related albums: Earthly Concerns.

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Robbie Bachman

Robbie Bachman (February 18, 1953 Winnipeg-) also known as Rob Bachman, Bachman, Robbie or Robin Peter Kendall Bachman is a Canadian drummer.

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Christos Hatzis

Christos Hatzis (March 21, 1953 Volos-) also known as Hatzis, Christos is a Canadian composer and music teacher.

Related albums: Hatzis: Awakening.

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Celso Machado

Celso Machado (January 27, 1953 Brazil-) otherwise known as Machado, Celso is a Canadian guitarist, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, teacher and composer.

Discography: Capivara, Jongo Le, Varal and Jogo da Vida.

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Jamie James

Jamie James (August 4, 1953 Toronto-) is a Canadian songwriter, guitarist, singer, actor and film score composer.

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Chuck Jackson

Chuck Jackson (March 11, 1953 Toronto-) also known as Jackson, Chuck is a Canadian singer and musician.

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