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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MUS 250

Alban Aumais fonds.  - 1946-1993.  - 10 cm of textual records.  - 13 photographs.  - 19 negatives.  - 17 audio tape reels.  - 5 audio tape cassettes.  - 2 videocassettes. 

Biographical sketch
An admirer of Raoul Jobin born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Alban Aumais studied at the Collège Bourget de Rigaud and with the Fathers of Missions étrangères du Québec.  In 1957, he met Raoul Jobin at his home and for the next two years, studied singing with the celebrated tenor.  On Radio Ville-Marie in 1983, Aumais recited a monologue he had written in tribute to Raoul Jobin. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to the career of Raoul Jobin, including material in the following categories:  correspondence, concert programs, promotional material, scrapbooks of clippings and photographs; and sound and visual recordings of events at the Metropolitan Opera and on SRC (French CBC network) in which Raoul Jobin and other artists (Robert Savoie, Joseph Rouleau, Jon Vickers, Janine Lachance) took part. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Alban Aumais in 1994. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  provisional description. 

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