Godin Guitars is proud to announce that Robert Godin has received his official Order Of Canada Honour (C.M.) by the Governor General.
“Successful entrepreneur and music lover Robert Godin has created some of the world’s most famous guitar brands. A global leader in the guitar manufacturing industry, Godin Guitars has offered musicians innovative designs and premium-quality instruments, each with a signature sound, for more than four decades. He has made generous donations to school programs in Quebec and the United States that help children discover music as a vector for academic and social development, and is frequently invited to share his expertise with international audiences.” – Office of the Governor General of Canada
Robert’s lifelong passion and dedication to the guitar are truly inspirational. He joins the ranks of many other remarkable and outstanding Canadians in the Order of Canada, such as Jack Long (Long & McQuade), Randy Bachman, Alain Caron, Alex Lifeson, Céline Dion, Sarah McLachlan, Tom Cochrane, Leonard Cohen, and countless other legendary honorees.
Congratulations, Robert Godin, C.M.!
Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. The Order recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society. Their contributions are varied, yet they have all enriched the lives of others and made a difference to this country.
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