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Pierre Cossette (1923–2009)


Pierre Cossette was born on December 15, 1923 in Valleyfield, Québec, Canada as Pierre Maurice Joseph Cossette. He is known for his work on Sha Na Na (1977), Stand Up and Cheer (1971) and The 41st Annual Grammy Awards (1999). He was married to Mary and Dorothy Foy. He died on September 11, 2009 in Ormstown, Québec. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2008 The 50th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 2007 My Night at the Grammys (TV Movie) (producer)
 2005 The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 The 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 The 46th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 The 4th Annual Latin Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 The 45th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2002 3rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2002 Celine Dion: A New Day Has Come (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2000 The 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2000 The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1999 Radio City Music Hall's Grand Re-Opening Gala (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 The 41st Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 Céline Dion: These Are Special Times (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1997 The 39th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1994 Kathie Lee Gifford... Looking for Christmas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 The Harry Connick Jr. Christmas Special (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 The 34th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1991 The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1991 The Will Rogers Follies (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Grammy Legends (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1989 Grammy Living Legends (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Too Young the Hero (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 The 30th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1987 The 29th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1987 The Grammy Lifetime Achievment Award Show (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Andy Williams and the NBC Kids: Easter in Rome (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1987 Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 The 28th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1985 Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa (TV Special) (producer)
 1985 The 27th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1984 The 26th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1983 Salute! (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Jose Feliciano (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Chuck Mangione (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Bobby Vinton (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Neil Sedaka (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Charlie Daniels & the Charlie Daniels Band (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 The 25th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1982 The Glen Campbell Music Show (TV Series) (producer)
 1982 Standing Room Only (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- 25 Years of Jerry Lee Lewis: A Celebration (1982) ... (executive producer)
 1982 The 24th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1982 People of the Year (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 The Grammy Hall of Fame (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1980 The Promise of Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1977-1980 Sha Na Na (TV Series) (executive producer - 97 episodes)
- Episode #4.24 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.22 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.19 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.18 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.23 (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1979 The 21st Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1978 The New Adventures of Heidi (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 The 20th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1978 The First 100 Years of Recorded Music (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 Off-Hollywood (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1977 Happy Birthday, Las Vegas (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1977 Super Night at Forest Hills (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 The Keane Brothers Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1977 The 19th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1975 The 17th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1974 The Hollywood Palladium (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1974 ABC Late Night (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- In Search of the Singing Cowboy (1974) ... (executive producer)
 1974 The 16th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1971-1974 Stand Up and Cheer (TV Series) (executive producer - 70 episodes)
- Episode #3.16 (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.15 (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.14 (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.13 (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.12 (1974) ... (executive producer)
 1973 The 15th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1972 The Jud Strunk Show (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1972 The 14th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1971 The Manipulator (executive producer - as Pierre Cosette)
 1971 Changing Scene IV (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1971 Changing Scene III (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 Changing Scene II (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 Changing Scene (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 The Switched-On Symphony (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 Movin' (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1969 Dionne Warwick- Souled Out (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1969 Feliciano! Very Special (TV Movie) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Produced "Tommy Tune Tonite!" on Broadway. Cast: Tommy Tune. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pierre Cosette
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Trivia:

He created the modern Grammy Awards show, with live performances instead of taped and filmed pieces. See more »

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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