Later, Brabant became interested in pop music, writing the music for Jean-Pierre Ferland's 'Feuilles de gui,' which was awarded prizes on the CBC's 'Chansons sur mesure' and in Brussels in 1962. He then composed the soundtracks for several CBC children's programs ('Tour de terre,' 'Au clair de soleil,' 'Soleil et jours de pluie'), and participated as pianist and composer in numerous recordings for children, including 20 Contes pour enfants par Tante Lucille (RCA Gala KTL-2-7020-1-4). Brabant was music director and arranger for some recordings by Jean-Paul Filion, Hervé Brousseau, Georges Dor and Félix Leclerc and also composed the music for 'La Semaine verte' and 'Rue des pignons,' a popular TV series for which he recorded the theme song (Sel SSP 24161) and played the background music 1967-78. Starting in 1987 he has accompanied the bass Joseph Rouleau and as such has taken part especially in recitals devoted to the songs of Félix Leclerc.
Author Gilles Potvin
Scarpaleggia, Cherubina'.Pierre Brabant,' Montreal Le Samedi, 10 Jan 1953
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