Garou (real name - Pierre Garand) was born on 26 June 1972 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

Garou is famous with his performance in the musical Notre-Dame de Paris and his hits in French and English. His first album with the name 'Seul' became the best-selling French album of 2001 and still remains one of the best-selling French albums, having 2 million sales in Europe and going three times platinum in Canada.