Born in Choisy (Montérégie, Québec) in 1959, Michel Faubert is an author, singer, storyteller and director involved in the artistic enhancement of the unknown heritage, both Quebec and Acadian. Known for his collections and his contemporary adaptations of legendary laments and wonderful tales, he travels just as well in the world of folklore as in the Montreal underground that he has frequented.
Founding member les Charbonniers de l’enfer, he has also been adventures: Douze hommes rapaillés chantent Gaston Miron and Corps amour et anarchie (PPS Dance) around the repertoire of Léo Ferré. He has recorded seven albums and two books to his credit, including an anthology entitled: Contes to Planète Rebelle. For the 25th edition of the FMR, he will present a storytelling show as well as The Song of Silence: a capella laments and collecting’s anecdotes.