Pierre Cossette

Pierre Cossette

Producer

Pierre Cossette, who won a Tony Award for producing The Will Rogers Follies, died on Sept. 11, 2009, in Montreal. He was 85. Mr. Cossette was a major figure in the music industry, most famous for bringing the Grammy Awards to television, transforming it from an obscure industry honor to the most widely recognized award show in music. But he also dabbled in the theatre, first in 1962 with a flop play called The Egg.

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  • Born: Dec 15, 1923 in Valleyfield, QC, CANADA
  • Death: Sep 11, 2009 in Montreal