Michel Rochon

Michel Rochon is a Canadian science and medical journalist, author, columnist, lecturer, composer, and pianist. He was born in Sorel, Quebec, in 1959. Since retiring from Radio-Canada in 2017, he has taught at the École des Médias of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

He published his first essay, Le cerveau et la musique, with Éditions MultiMondes (2018)5,6,7,8,9, which appeared in a new paperback edition with Bibliothèque québécoise (2021). The book is a critical and commercial success and was a finalist for the 2019 Hubert Reeves Prize and the Opus Prizes of the Conseil Québécois de la Musique (2018-2019)10. Michel Rochon's second essay, L'amour, la haine et le cerveau, was published by Éditions MultiMondes (2020)11 and its Italian translation by Codice Edizioni in 2022.