Lise worked as singer and composer 1973-4 with the Ville Émard Blues Band and 1974-7 with the group Toubabou, consisting of Michel Séguin and others. She performed her own songs for the LP Moi, Lise Cousineau (Le Tamanoir TAM-27017) recorded in 1979. Luc pursued a career as composer, writing the music for the play Double-Jeu by Françoise Loranger, for several NFB films, including Le Bonhomme and L'Absence, the film Des hommes, des femmes produced by the Fédération des travailleurs du Québec, and for about 30 documentary films. During the 1980s, he mainly wrote the music for numerous commercial jingles. He founded the companies Les Productions Luc Cousineau (1978) and Les Auditifs (1986). His fame as a writer-composer-performer grew through such LPs as Cousineau (1973, Clic SCN 1001), Vivre en amour (1975, Airedale LUL.500), Schlack... (1976, Airedale LUL.506), Luc Cousineau (1979, Telson AE 1520), Comme tout le monde (1981, PLC 330001), Comme ça vient (1982, Kébec-Disc KD-558) and Connivence (1989, Airdale Air-33001). In 1991 he composed 'Histoire amoureuse' for the young singer Maxime. He is the brother of Jean Cousineau and François Cousineau.
Author Bruno Roy
Basil, Lydia. 'Luc and Lise Cousineau: part of an incredible future for Quebec music,' CanComp, 73, Oct 1972
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