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DAVELUY, RAYMOND, 1926-
Raymond Daveluy fonds. - 1955-1991. - 11 cm of textual records.
Born in Victoriaville, Quebec, Raymond Daveluy began his musical training with his father, and continued it in Montréal with Gabriel Cusson (1939-1945) and Conrad Letendre (1942-1948) and in New York with Hugh Giles (1948). A remarkable organist, he has given numerous recitals in Canada, the United States and Europe. In 1975 the artist performed, with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Saint-Saëns' Symphonie no 3. In the course of his career, he has served as organist
at the churches of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Immaculée-Conception,
Saint-Sixte and the St. Joseph's Oratory in Montréal. He has taught at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal, the Conservatoire de Trois-Rivières and McGill University. Raymond Daveluy was appointed president of the Académie de musique du Québec and principal of the Trois-Rivières and the Montréal conservatories. His compositions include works for organ, piano, organ and orchestra, choir and orchestra, and theatre. In 1980 he was made a member of the Order of Canada.
Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to Raymond Daveluy's activities as a composer: drafts and autograph manuscripts of the works entitled Quintette pour piano et cordes, Andante of the Sonate pour orgue no. 1, Sonates pour orgue nos 2, 3 et 4, Prélude et fugue pour orgue, Concerto en mi pour orgue et orchestre, 4 Préludes de chorals pour orgue, Messe en mi mineur pour choeur et orgue, Sonate pour orgue et trompette, Sonate pour piano.
Immediate source of acquisition: acquired from Raymond Daveluy in 1992.
Finding aids: provisional description.
Accruals: further accessions expected.