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Song of a nation : the untold story of Canada's national anthem

Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"This biography documents the amazing and controversial short life of Calixa Lavallée - the composer of "O Canada" - and the tumult of 19th-century North America. He was a composer, a performer, an entrepreneur, and an educator; played pop and classical music; and appeared in his quasi-colonial society, tragically, just ahead of his time."--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Harris, Robert, 1948-, author.
Song of a nation.
Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 2018.
(CaOONL)20189005785
(OCoLC)1035256410
Named Person: Calixa Lavallée; Calixa Lavallée
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harris
ISBN: 9780771050923 0771050925
OCLC Number: 1055271068
Description: x, 212 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Robert Harris.

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"This biography documents the amazing and controversial short life of Calixa Lavallée - the composer of "O Canada" - and the tumult of 19th-century North America. He was a composer, a performer, an entrepreneur, and an educator; played pop and classical music; and appeared in his quasi-colonial society, tragically, just ahead of his time."--

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