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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

DENYS, JEAN-BAPTISTE, 1864-1947
MUS 220


Jean-Baptiste Denys fonds.  - 1904-1922.  - 2 textual records.  - 7 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
Born in Berthier, near Sorel, Quebec, Jean-Baptiste Denys held the position of organist in a number of churches in Quebec and Ontario.  He taught successively at the Académie Saint-Jean-Baptiste and at the Collège Bourget in Rigaud, the Collège de L'Assomption and the Collège Saint-Louis de Terrebonne.  He wrote works for piano and religious music, and harmonized many Canadian folk songs. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to the musical career of Jean-Baptiste Denys:  biographical notes; photographs of Jean-Baptiste Denys and members of his family. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired through a transfer from the Art, Photography and Philatellic Section, Visual and Sound Archives Division, National Archives of Canada in 1992. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  inventory. 



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