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GOULD, JOSEPH, 1833-1913
MUS 67

Joseph Gould fonds.  - 1874-1894.  - 1 cm of textual records. 

Biographical sketch
Businessman, choirmaster, publisher and composer born in the United States, he moved to Montréal, Quebec in 1848.  In 1864 he founded the Montreal Mendelssohn Choir, which he managed until 1894.  For many years he also served as vice-president of the Montreal Philharmonic Society. 

Scope and content
The fonds consists of records pertaining to the activities of Joseph Gould:  autograph manuscripts; letter to J. Gould signed by eminent Montréal musicians; press clippings. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Kevin Clarke in 1976. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  numerical list. 

Associated material:  Joseph Gould fonds (M.G. 2063) at McGill University Archives.

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