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Dumont, Lucille, 1919-2016


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    • found: Lucille Dumont, with Henry Mathews and his orchestra [SR] 196-?:label (Lucille Dumont)
    • found: Encyc. of music in Canada WWW site, Nov. 1, 2006(Dumont, Lucille; singer, teacher, b. Montreal 20 Jan 1919)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 7 November 2016(Lucille Dumont, O.C., O.Q.; Montréal, Quebec; Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on April 15, 1999, invested on September 23, 1999; She is well known as the Grande Dame de la Chanson. After having a brilliant singing career she has helped to train numerous new performers who bring recognition to Canada throughout the world. She continues to help young people and willingly shares her invaluable experience with promising students; deceased on July 29, 2016)
    • found: Globe and mail, 14 August 2016, online, viewed 7 November 2016(Lucille Dumont, revered by several generations of Quebeckers as the grande dame of chanson--the popular art-song form that was developed in France and given new scope by a post-war generation of Quebec songwriters--died July 29 at age 97; born on Jan. 20, 1919, in Montreal's Centre-Sud; made her broadcast debut in 1935; signed a recording contract with RCA Victor in 1947, releasing dozens of albums; began appearing on Radio-Canada's first TV broadcasts in 1952, and hosted her own weekly variety show for four years in the late-1950s; opened a studio, Atelier de la Chanson, in 1968; became an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1999, and entered l'Ordre national du Québec in 2001)
    • found: Canadian encyclopedia online, viewed 7 November 2016:Lucille Dumont (Lucille Dumont, OC, OOQ; singer, teacher; born 20 January 1919 in Montreal, QC; died 29 July 2016 in Montréal; performed on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Tambour battant, Le Petit Bal des copains, Les Chansons d'hier, and Aux rythmes de Paris from 1949 to 1952; starred in Radio-Canada's Café des artistes and Feux de joie and hosted À la romance (1956-60); hailed on the 15th anniversary (1950) of her career as the Grande dame de la chanson, a name that remained associated with her)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 7 November 2016:Lucille Dumont (Lucille Dumont; born Lucelle Dumont, January 20, 1919 in Montreal; died July 29, 2016; Canadian singer and radio and television host; first performed under the name of Micheline Lalonde)
    • found: Amicus database, 7 November 2016(authorized access point: Dumont, Lucille, 1919- )
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