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David Foster

 

  • David as been married to B.J. Cooke (1972 - 1980), Rebecca Foster (1982 - 1986), and most recently Linda Thompson (1991 - flied for divorce in 2005). Thompson was previously married to Bruce Jenner and had been a long time girlfriend of Elvis Presley
  • In 1994, David Foster was named the Vice President of Atlantic Records.
  • In 1993, David Foster was honored by being named the "Top Singles Producer" and "Top R&B Producer" by Billboard Magazine.
  • In 1992, David Foster was involved in an accident when he hit Ben Vereen, who was walking down the highway, with his car.
  • David Foster has his own star on "Canada's Walk of Fame."
  • David Foster was given an Honorary Doctorate from the University Of Victoria.
  • David Foster started his own foundation called the "David Foster Foundation Society" which helps raise money for childrens organ transplants.
  • In 1997, David Foster was honored for supporting the research for children cancers and AIDS, with the "United States Children's Choice Award from the Neil Bogart Memorial Fund."
  • David Foster has his own record label called 143 Records.
  • David Foster produced Josh Groban's debut album.
  • David Foster has been nominated, but has never won, three times for an Academy Award for "Best Song."
  • David Foster won a Golden Globe Award for the song "The Prayer" that he wrote for the movie Quest For Camelot.
  • In 2001, David Foster produced the music for the movie "The Rising Place."
  • In 2000, David Foster produced the music for the movie The Family Man.
  • David Foster has four children.
  • David Foster composed the original score for the show St. Elmo's Fire.
  • In the 1970's, David Foster was a member of the band "Skylark."
  • David Foster has co-written several hits with Maurice White of "Earth, Wind & Fire" and also "The Emotions."
  • David Foster is a member of the "Order of Canada."
  • David, along with Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, composed "The Power Of The Dream" as the official song of the 1996 Summer Olympics.
  • David composed "Winter Games", the theme song for 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta.
  • He is the father of actress Sara Foster and of singer/songwriter Amy Foster-Gillies, with whom he has collaborated.
  • David has won fourteen Grammy Awards (three for producer of the year) and has been nominated a total of forty-two times.
  • David produced Michael Buble's CD It's Time along with Humberto Gatica.
 

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