As per our current Database, Jacqueline Desmarais & family has been died on March 3, 2018(2018-03-03) (aged 89).
When Jacqueline Desmarais & family die, Jacqueline Desmarais & family was 89 years old.
|Popular As||Jacqueline Desmarais & family|
|Age||89 years old|
|Born||September 20, 1928 (Canada)|
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She was born Jacqueline Maranger in Sudbury, Ontario, to Ernest Marenger and Albertine Thanase, on September 20, 1928.
On September 8, 1953, at Notre-de-Dame-de-Grâce, Quebec, she wed the financier Paul Desmarais (1927-2013), also a native of Sudbury.
She was a long-term supporter of music and opera in Canada, and head of the guild of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra from 1989 to 1999. In 1997, she created a foundation in her name to support young opera Singers.
In 2011, she received an honorary doctorate from the Université de Montréal's faculty of music.
In 2013, Desmarais was named an officer of the Order of Canada. In 2016, she was awarded a Companion of Quebec's Order of Arts and Letters.
According to Forbes, Desmarais had a net worth of $4.2 billion in January 2015.
In 2016, Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital christened the Jacqueline Desmarais Pavilion.
Jacqueline Desmarais died on March 3, 2018, aged 89.