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Tremblay, Gilles


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    • Gilles Léonce
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    • found: His Kékoba, 1968.
    • found: Billette, G. Kékoba (1965-1967) de Gilles Tremblay, c1976:t.p. (Gilles Tremblay) p. 4 (b. 1932)
    • found: Encyclopedia of music in Canada, ©1992(Tremblay, Gilles (Léonce); b. Sep. 6, 1932, Arvida (Jonquière); composer, teacher, pianist, ondist)
    • found: Canadian encyclopedia online, viewed 13 September 2017:Gilles Tremblay (Gilles Léonce Tremblay, OC, OQ; composer, teacher, pianist, ondist; born 6 September 1932 in Arvida, QC; studied at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal from 1949 to 1954 and continued training in Paris from 1954 to 1961; taught analysis at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec from 1961 to 1966 and analysis and composition at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal from 1962; composed his first important work for orchestra in 1960; member of the board of the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec from 1968 to 1988, serving as president from 1982 to 1988 and as artistic director from 1986 to 1988, and member of the advisory board of the Canada Council from 1975 to 1977; received the Canadian Music Council Medal in 1973, named the Canadian Music Council composer of the year in 1977, made an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec in 1991; died 27 July 2017 in Montréal, QC)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, 13 September 2017(Gilles Tremblay, O.C., O.Q.; Montréal, Quebec; Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on May 24, 2012, invested on September 28, 2012; Gilles Tremblay has shaped the evolution of contemporary music. A pianist by training, he is one of our leading composers and has created an internationally renowned body of work, blending modernity with tradition. He has produced compositions in a wide range of styles, from orchestra and chamber ensemble to electroacoustic music, which have earned him commissions the world over. A skilled educator and talented administrator, he has had a significant impact on the development of music in Quebec, as a teacher at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec and as former president of the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec)
    • found: Amicus database, 13 September 2017(authorized access point (0005E1212): Tremblay, Gilles, 1932- ; variant access point: Tremblay, Gilles Léonce)
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