FERRON, stage name of Debbie Foisy (b 1 Jun 1952, Toronto), singer/songwriter. An internationally acclaimed lesbian feminist singer/songwriter who grew up in RICHMOND as Debby Foisy, she is known for her powerful and thoughtful lyrics. Her recordings have garnered remarkable critical and popular success, drawing favourable comparisons with top international songwriters such as Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. In 1980 she financed and recorded her breakthrough album, Testimony, released on her own...

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