Léveillée gave up performing in the late 1970s to concentrate on composition and acting. He returned to performance in 1985 with Gagnon in a revival of their 1964 show entitled Tu t'rappelles, Frédéric. In 1991 he released his first album in a decade, Un homme, un piano, followed by Mes années soixante (1994), Enfin revivre (1995), Mes années 70 (1995), Mes années 80 (1996), Claude Léveillée (1997), Rêves inachevés (1998), Au temps des boites à chansons - Les années de la Butte à Mathieu (1999), Rêves inachevés vol. 2 (1999), Non-stop le rebel (2000), and Mes immortelles, je vous les confie (2003). In 2004, Claude Léveillée was part of the cast of Don Juan, a musical that was recorded and nominated for a JUNO award. He was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006.
Author HÉLÈNE PLOUFFE Rev: RACHELLE TAYLOR
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Quebec mourns singer-songwriter Claude Léveillée
A CBC News obituary for popular Québec singer-songwriter Claude Léveillée.