Patsy Gallant is a Canadian singer and actress. She was born on August 15, 1948, in New Brunswick, Canada. Gallant began her career in the 1960s, singing in clubs and on television variety shows in Canada.
She achieved international success in the 1970s with her hit song “From New York to L.A.” which reached number one on the Canadian charts and the top 10 in the US.
Gallant continued to record and perform throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and also branched out into acting. She appeared in several Canadian TV series, as well as the film “Crossbar” (1979) and the Broadway production of “The Threepenny Opera” (1989).
In the 1990s, she returned to the music scene with her album “French Only” which featured French-language versions of popular songs.
Gallant has continued to perform and record in the years since, and has been recognized for her contributions to Canadian music and culture.
She was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2016.
Patsy Gallant Parents: Meet Marie Gallant, Joseph Gallant
Patsy Gallant’s parents were both Acadian, French-Canadian descendants from the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
Her mother’s name was Marie Gallant, and her father’s name was Joseph Gallant. Patsy Gallant was the second oldest of ten children in her family.