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 1, 1873 (Woodland), Died November 14, 1947 (Montreal)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin

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Recordings (Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263715-B] 10-in. August 1930 or earlier Set de Vaudreuil Joseph Allard Violin solo, with instrumental ensemble and calls instrumentalist, violin  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263716-A] 10-in. August 1930 or earlier Set de Vaudreuil Joseph Allard Violin solo, with instrumental ensemble and calls instrumentalist, violin  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263716-B] 10-in. July 1930 or earlier Set de Vaudreuil Joseph Allard Violin solo, with instrumental ensemble and calls instrumentalist, violin  
Victor (Canada) 6104 10-in. approximately spring 1928 Reel des ouvriers Joseph Allard Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor (Canada) 6105 10-in. approximately spring 1928 Jigue Canadienne Joseph Allard Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allard, Joseph," accessed January 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116917.

Allard, Joseph. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116917.

"Allard, Joseph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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