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Joseph Allard

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116917

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