A young 17-year-old Mario, in 1981. That year he won a big singing competition at Place des Arts and he released his first 45 rpm, his flagship song Je suis un chanter. After experiencing the pain of losing his sister Johanne with whom he formed a popular duo, he continued on his way.
A third album for the 24-year-old singer, an eponym on which we find Voyager sans toi. A prosperous period when we saw Mario on TV, because we now appreciated not only his warm voice, but also his talent as a host, at the helm of the variety shows 7th heaven on TQS, then Attention is show.
The young man born in Dolbeau in 1989, 33 years ago! He then hosted the program 7e Ciel at TQS (Noovo) and received, at the age of 25, a first career gold record for his third album. The following year, he released another album that would go certified gold in just under a week.
Mario, his head full of projects, in the summer of 1992. The following year, he would launch the Pelchat album on which is notably Tears in the rain and, in duet with Céline Dion, Plus haut que moi. Also in 1993, he would open for Madonna's show at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal.
In 1994, Claire Lemaître-Auger married her handsome singer (photo). Twenty years later, after the mistake of a short divorce, the couple remarried in front of relatives and friends, during the launch of Mario's 16th album. In the absence of having had children, they achieved great dreams together, including that of becoming winegrowers.