Nadine Gelineau‘s passing yesterday at the age of 56 brought out an outpouring of emotional tributes and gratitude from all corners of the music business. With a long career that took her from DJing in Ottawa at Carleton University’s CKCU-FM, Le Zinc and Banana Obscuri to gigs at BMG Canada, Volcano/Freeworld Entertainment, TVT, Palm Pictures, Girlie Action, VICE’s addVice Marketing, and finally her own marketing firm The MuseBox, Gelineau touched many, many people both personally and professionally.
Here are some of the tributes posted today.
— dan efram (@tractorbeamnyc) April 8, 2016
Requiescat, Nadine Gelineau. The music world had lost one of its most passionate supporters and friends.
— Domino Recording Co (@Dominorecordco) April 8, 2016
— Dick Altavista (@DickAltavista) April 4, 2016
Thank you Nadine Gelineau for being amazing, a mogul, an inspiration. https://t.co/olrAW49YJu
— THE DEARS (@thedears) April 8, 2016
The music and marketing and media world lost a legend today. RIP Nadine Gelineau https://t.co/WgoT1myCSd
— Gavin McInnes (@Gavin_McInnes) April 8, 2016
You will be missed, Nadine Gelineau. Thank you for everything you did to support music any way you could. You were one of a kind. xo
— Paper Bag Records (@PaperBagRecords) April 8, 2016
Goodbye to our old friend Nadine Gelineau, a true rock’n’roller. Made her a tune, so glad she heard on her last day https://t.co/Mu0RAaNwT5
— Flowers Of Hell (@FlowersOfHell) April 8, 2016
Heartbroken to hear Nadine Gelineau has passed. She gave me my first job at BMG as an intern. Thank you, Nadine. pic.twitter.com/K64x5HoUU9
— Eric Alper (@ThatEricAlper) April 8, 2016
Condolences to the family of Nadine Gelineau: we join many others across the music industry in mourning her passing. https://t.co/2Xp9ZP4O0p
— Music Canada (@Music_Canada) April 8, 2016
I got to say goodbye to this incredible woman last night. The world will be a sadder place without her https://t.co/a8Qlq7Rgc9
— wichitarecs (@wichitarecs) April 8, 2016