Jacques Languirand in the 1950s
Jacques Languirand reading the New York Times
Jacques Languirand and Guy Hoffmann
Michèle Tisseyre and Jacques Languirand
René Lévesque and Jacques Languirand
Jacques Languirand on August 19, 1971
Jacques Languirand at home
Languirand received General's Performing Arts Award in 2006.
Jacques Languirand after retirement.
College Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Jacques Languirand studied at College Saint-Laurent in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
College of Sainte-Croix, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Jacques Languirand studied at Sainte-Croix in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
(This book is an extension of a radio series hosted by Jac...)
This book is an extension of a radio series hosted by Jacques Languirand and broadcast on Radio-Canada in 2005 and 2006.
(This book is an invitation to travel in spiritual territo...)
This book is an invitation to travel in spiritual territory among Amerindians in North America: readers will discover the Great Spirit, this creator god inseparable from the cosmic powers. It discusses the mystical nature of their myths, symbols, and ceremonies, as well as holistic and energetic medicine. The authors touch on the Native American ethos of respect for Mother Earth and the beauty of the world; to the hope of spiritual civilization and an entrance, beyond death, into the world of the Great Mystery.
(Jacques Languirand proposes to reconsider the concept of ...)
Jacques Languirand proposes to reconsider the concept of duality as resting on two fundamental principles: the masculine principle and the feminine principle.
Jacques Languirand studied at College Saint-Laurent and College of Sainte-Croix in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Unhappy with the political climate in his native country, Jacques Languirand fled to Paris when he was eighteen. As a reporter for the French national broadcast network Radiodiffusion française (RDF) he interviewed such celebrities as André Breton, Paul Claudel, Jean Cocteau, and André Malraux. Several of his plays were dramatized on the radio before they were performed on stage.
Returning to Montreal in the late 1950s, he made his television debut as a writer, host, and reporter for various news, public affairs, arts, and education programs. His colleagues included René Lévesque, Judith Jasmin, Pierre Nadeau, and Michèle Tisseyre. Languirand established Le Theatre de Dix Heures, producing the plays of others in addition to his own.
Jacques Languirand was a prominent figure in Canadian broadcasting for over five decades. He hosted Par 4 chemins, broadcast on Radio-Canada's La Première Chaîne.
A prolific writer, Languirand has published numerous essays, novels, educational books, and plays. His most recent play, Faust et les Radicaux libres, won a special distinction at the 2001 Onassis International Cultural Competition in Athens, Greece.
In addition to promoting public awareness of environmental issues and acting as Quebec's spokesperson for Earth Day, this passionate and he narrated the Télé-Québec documentary series Les Artisans du rebut global.
Jacques Languirand died of Alzheimer's disease on January 26, 2018, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
(This book is an invitation to travel in spiritual territo...)2010
(Jacques Languirand proposes to reconsider the concept of ...)2017
(This book is an extension of a radio series hosted by Jac...)2008
Jacques Languirand was married to Yolande Delacroix-Pelletier. Languirand is the father of Pascal Languirand, singer of the group Trans-X and Martine Languirand.