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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 31 May 2013
  • Address:
    1780 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 188th
    Monthly Average: 153rd
  • Notes: Selected for 2012, the 2,499th Star

David Foster

Next star: Conrad Nagel
Previous star: Beverly Sills

Biography

Foster at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in May 2013

David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger. He has been a producer for musicians including Alice Cooper, Christina Aguilera, Andrea Bocelli, Toni Braxton, Michael Bublé, Chicago, Natalie Cole, The Corrs, Céline Dion, Jackie Evancho, Kenny G, Josh Groban, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez, Kenny Rogers, Seal, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, Olivia Newton-John, Madonna, Barbra Streisand, and Westlife. Foster has won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations. He is the chairman of Verve Records.

Fact file

  • Birth name: David Walter Foster
  • Born: November 1, 1949 (age 66) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Genres: Pop, pop rock, classical, gospel, R&B
  • Occupation(s): Music executive, record producer, musician, composer, songwriter, arranger
  • Instruments: Piano, keyboards, vocals, French horn, synthesizer
  • Years active: 1971–present
  • Labels: Verve, Reprise, 143, Atlantic
  • Associated acts: Skylark, Chicago, Attitudes, Airplay, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Whitney Houston
  • Website: davidfoster.com
  • Spouse(s): B.J. Cook (divorced) Rebecca Dyer (divorced) Linda Thompson (divorced) Yolanda Hadid (m. 2011; separated 2015)
  • Children: Allison Jones Foster with Cook: Amy Foster-Gillies with Dyer: Sara Foster Erin Foster Jordan Foster with Thompson: Brandon Jenner (stepson) Brody Jenner (stepson) with Hadid: Jelena Hadid (stepdaughter) Isabella Hadid (stepdaughter) Anwar Hadid (stepson)

Read more about David Foster at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Keith Urban, Garth Brooks and More Celebs Live-Stream Free Concerts From Home Amid Coronavirus
Entertainment Tonigh, 2020-03-24 09:19:04
Luke Bryan, Pink, Rob Thomas and David Foster also performed for fans via social media.

Mariah Carey Praises Katharine McPhee and David Foster's Cover of 'Hero' Dedicated to Healthcare Workers
Entertainment Tonigh, 2020-03-23 04:09:49
The music icon has been reaching out to celebs who've been covering her songs amid quarantine.

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Variety, 2019-12-25 16:46:47
Prolific movie producer David Foster, who collaborated with Steve McQueen on “The Getaway” and shepherded Robert Altman’s “McCabe and Mrs. Miller,” died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 90. Foster started in the business as a publicist representing McQueen along with Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Shirley MacLaine, Andy Williams and ...

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