David Walter Foster OC OBC (born November 1, 1949) is a Canadian musician, composer, arranger, record producer and music executive who chaired Verve Records from 2012 to 2016. He has won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations.
Foster was born in Victoria, British Columbia, the son of Maurice (Maury) Foster, an office worker, and Eleanor May (Vantreight) Foster, a homemaker. In 1963, at the age of 13, he enrolled in the University of Washington music program.[http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/David_Foster.aspx Encyclopedia.com:... meer