Joseph Allard (February 1, 1873 – November 14, 1947) was a Canadian fiddler and composer. He occasionally recorded under the pseudonym Maxime Toupin. Allard made many popular recordings, including Reel de l'Aveugle, Reel de Chateauguay, Reel de Jacques Cartier, and Reel du voyageur. During most of his life he was rarely in the public eye, and worked much of his life as a fisherman. After his recordings became popular, he was known as The Prince of Fiddlers.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 1st, 1873 (Woodland), Died November 14th, 1947 (Montreal)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: violin
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor (Canada)||6062||10-in.||Winter 1928||Reel du pêcheur||Joseph Allard||Violin solo, with piano||instrumentalist, violin|
|Victor (Canada)||6062[a]||10-in.||Winter 1928||Quadrille de chez-nous||Joseph Allard||Violin solo, with piano||instrumentalist, violin|
|Victor (Canada)||263543-A||10-in.||before 10/29/1928||Quadrille acadien||Joseph Allard||Violin solo, with guitar||instrumentalist, violin|
|Victor (Canada)||263543-B||10-in.||before 10/29/1928||Le reel de la veuve||Joseph Allard||Violin solo, with guitar||instrumentalist, violin|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allard, Joseph," accessed January 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116917.
Allard, Joseph. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116917.
"Allard, Joseph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 January 2021.
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