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Languirand, Jacques


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    • found: Les grands départs, ©1958:t.p. (Jacques Languirand)
    • found: His J'ai découvert Tahiti et les îles du "bonheur", 1961.
    • found: Genuist, M. Languirand et l'absurde, ©1982:t.p. (Languirand) p. 7 (Jacques Languirand; b. 5-1-31)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 24 August 2018:Jacques Languirand (Canadian radio host, writer, actor and director; born May 1, 1931, Montreal, Quebec; hosted the same radio show on Radio-Canada for 42 years; made a Member of the Order of Canada on December 21, 1987, and an Officer of the Order of Canada on May 8, 2003; died January 26, 2018, Montreal, Quebec)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, 24 August 2018(Jacques Languirand, O.C., C.Q., Ph.D.; Montréal, Quebec; Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on May 8, 2003, invested on February 20, 2004 (Exceptional communicator and an accomplished broadcaster, actor and writer, Jacques Languirand is also an internationally renowned playwright. Curious and possessed of an admirable sense of wonder, this host of the radio show Par 4 chemins has for 30 years explored with us the great issues of the day. His theatrical creation Faust et les radicaux libres was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the International Theatre Competition of the Onassis Foundation in Greece, marking the first time the prize has been awarded to a French-language play. Considered one of the fathers of multimedia theatre, he is also a talented stage and screen actor and a gifted speaker. This is a promotion within the Order.); Member of the Order of Canada, awarded on December 21, 1987, invested on May 6, 1988 (Prolific and versatile in the field of communications, he is above all a writer, and author of "Les Insolites" and "Les Violons de l'Automne", which have had a considerable impact on the evolution of French-Canadian drama. Professor at the National School of Theatre and McGill University for many years, he is well-known to the general public as the host of a number of radio and television programs.); deceased)
    • found: Amicus database, 24 August 2018(authorized access point (0104F7846): Languirand, Jacques, 1931- )
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    • PQ3919.L286
    • PS8523A58
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    • 1983-06-24: new
    • 2018-09-20: revised
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