TORONTO - David Pecaut, who co-founded Toronto's Luminato arts festival, has died at the age of 54.
Launched in 2007, Luminato features song, dance, art and theatre.
It has drawn performers Leonard Cohen, Phillip Glass and Andy Summers.
Pecaut was a senior partner in the Boston Consulting Group and co-founder of the company's Canadian arm.
He was also voluntary chair of the Toronto City Summit Alliance, a group of civic leaders with an aim of accelerating social and economic development.
According to various media reports, Pecaut died of cancer.
Next year's Luminato festival is set to feature an opera by Rufus Wainwright.