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 Joseph Vézina

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Birth
Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Death
5 Oct 1924 (aged 75)
Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial
Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Memorial ID
10368580 View Source

Orchestra Conductor, Composer. A native of the city of Québec, he founded and directed several formations of brass bands as well as the Symphonic Society of Quebec, in 1903, now called the “Orchestre symphonique de Québec,” the oldest of the still active Canadian orchestras. Prolific editor, he signed a considerable number of military marches and other musical works for orchestra, piano or voice. In 1922, he took part in the foundation of “l'École de musique de l’Université Laval,” an institution where he taught until his passing away in his hometown.

Orchestra Conductor, Composer. A native of the city of Québec, he founded and directed several formations of brass bands as well as the Symphonic Society of Quebec, in 1903, now called the “Orchestre symphonique de Québec,” the oldest of the still active Canadian orchestras. Prolific editor, he signed a considerable number of military marches and other musical works for orchestra, piano or voice. In 1922, he took part in the foundation of “l'École de musique de l’Université Laval,” an institution where he taught until his passing away in his hometown.

Bio by: Guy Gagnon

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
  • Added: 24 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10368580
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10368580/joseph-v%C3%A9zina: accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Vézina (9 Jun 1849–5 Oct 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10368580, citing Cimetière Notre-Dame-de-Belmont, Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada; Maintained by Find a Grave .