Lewis Furey



1949 - '70

b: Montréal, Québec June 7th

Éducation : "Red diaper baby" / Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal Calvin Sieb - violon / Juillard School of Music, NYC Ivan Galamian & Dorothy Delay - violon / McGill University, Mtl., Louis Dudek - poetry and contemporary litterature

Obtains a meeting on the terrace of a cafe on Mountain Street with Leonard Cohen who invites Lewis to participate in his weekly poetry sessions in his Montreal kitchen.

1970 - '80

First Poems published in After Dark & Danse Magazine, Andy Warhol's Interview

Doug Chapin introduces Lewis to BKM Management and to Gil Freisen & Jerry Moss of A&M records.

Lewis Furey, self-titled debut album, produced by John Lissauer (NYC). The Humours of ... (2nd solo album) produced by Roy Thomas Baker (London)

One man shows & tours L'Évêché de l'Hotel Nelson, Mtl, The Roxy, L.A., The Bottom Line, NYC

Meets multi-media artist, Stephen Lack & filmmaker, Alan Moyle. A Rubber Gun Show - 1st film score

Meets future wife, actress Carole Laure & Gilles Carle :La Tête de Normande St Onge - composer. L'ange et la Femme (The Angel and the Woman) - actor & composer

Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang by Mordecai Richler & Theodore J Flicker - composer

Alibis Carole Laure debut album written & produced by Lewis Furey

L'histoire d'une Rencontre Théâtre le Palace, Paris / Bobino, Paris / Théâtre de Nouveau Monde, Mt'l. With Jean-Claude Vannier & four young girls.

Jacky Parady Musical Théâtre by Jean-Michel Ribes, music & songs by Lewis Furey - Théâtre de la Ville, Paris

The Sky is Falling (3rd solo album)

Au revoir a lundi (See you, Monday) by Maurice Dugowson - composer

1980 - '90

2 films by Gilles Carle : Fantastica - actor & composer. Maria Chapdelaine - composer

Agency by George Katzender - composer

American Dreamer by Rick Rosenthal - composer

The Peanut Butter Solution by Michael Rubbo composer (songs performed by Celine Dion)

Night Magic 1st feature film. Book & lyrics by Leonard Cohen, directed & composed by Lewis Furey. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival, 1985.
Vous avez du mentir aussi with Carole Laure at Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, Paris

Sauve-toi, Lola - composer. A film by by Michel Drach.

Shades of Love series collection of 32 films for Astral & HBO - composer

Champagne For Two director & composer

Shadow Dancing feature film, director

Western Shadows collection of classic "country & western" songs arranged by Lewis Furey. Performed by Carole Laure. Prix Charles Cros.

1990 - 2000

Video Clips, various: Carole Laure (7 clips amongst which Save the Last Dance For Me, Mirage Geisho & Passe de toi), Renaud (Le P'tit Voleur), Julio Iglesias (Milonga Sentimental), Gypsy Kings (Sin Ella), Mecano (Hijo de la Luna), Celine Dion (Ziggy)... Works with contemporary choreographers: Edouard Lock, La-la-la Human Steps / Wim Vandekeybus, Ultima Vez / Claude Godin / Eduardo Torroja

She Says Move On 3rd solo album for Carole Laure - – written & produced by Lewis Furey

Bonsoir, Mon Amour show for Carole Laure created at the Bataclan Theatre, Paris

Starmania (Tycoon) by Michel Berger & Luc Plammendon with English translation by Tim Rice, Théâtre de Mogador, Paris and on tour, '93 - 2001. Directed by Lewis Furey

Sentiments Naturels for Carole Laure - the album & the show -Théâtre Dejazet, Paris

2000 - '10

Selected Brahms Lieder English adaptations & performances

Rats and Rabbits feature film. Scenario Lewis Furey & Pascal Arnold, based on the play by George F. Walker, Beyond Mozambique. Directed by Lewis Furey

Intime for Lara Fabian, Casino de Paris. Monologues & stage direction

A&C project libretto, music & stage direction by Lewis Furey based on Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra. Théâtre de Nouveau Monde, Mt'l, / Théâtre de la Ville, Paris

Selected Songs Recital Montréal Int'l Jazz Fest. (July 2008 & 2010). Takadanobaba Area, Tokyo (March 2009). l'Européen, Paris (February 2010).

Creation of lfpublishing inc. and a Web Platform, Archives & Projects

CD re-issue of Lewis Furey & The Humours of... Release of CD Compilation Selected Songs (1st recored versions). Publication of Selected Songs Book - piano and vocal scores

2010 - Present

Selected Songs Recital v7 Théâtre La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines, Montreal (February 2011). Théâtre du Rond Point, Paris - season2011 - ’12. Tour in Canada and France

Love Project composer and songs. A film by Carole Laure