Plaque located on West side of Bank St. between Belmont and Cameron.
Born in 1945 in Ottawa, Bruce spent the 60’s playing in various musical aggregations
and in the 70’s he struck out on his own developing into an international icon as a folk artist.
Always evolving, his music delves the depths of personal, environmental and world issues.
Bruce represents the thoughts and aspirations of an entire generation.
Achievements:11 Juno Awards • 16 Gold Records • 3 Honorary Doctorates (Letters) • Order of Canada • Governor General’s Award • Promotion within the Order of Canada • There are numerous music industry awards and achievement awards.
Bruce Cockburn stands as an example to several generations of singer/songwriters and is highly regarded for his work promoting issues about the environment and humanitarian causes.