Canadian singer-songwriter Carmen Campagne has died of cancer at the age of 58, according to the CBC’s French-language service.
Campagne was born in Saskatchewan, and following a career as a teacher in her home province, she began writing and performing children’s songs in the late 1980s.
She later moved to Quebec and released several French-language albums until the mid-2000s.
Campagne returned to Western Canada in 2003 and released two more albums in 2010 and 2014 while teaching in Saskatchewan.
She sold more than a million CDs and DVDs in Canada and France and won a Juno Award, four Felix Awards and a Parents’ Choice Award in the United States.
Campagne became a Member of the Order of Canada in 2013.