Joseph Allard, fiddler and composer (1873-1947)
Joseph Allard with a fiddle, circa 1927
For the biography of Joseph Allard, please consult the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/.
Allard (left), with his daughter and a friend, 1930
Allard and his wife, 1929
Allard (far left) was one of the five fiddlers that represented Quebec at the world contest in Lewiston, Maine, in April 1926. Pictured with him are (left to right): Johnny Boivin, A.-S. Lavallée, Médard Bourgie and Ferdinand Boivin
Joseph Allard with a fiddle, taken towards the end of his life
For more information on Joseph Allard's recordings, please consult the Virtual Gramophone database.