Conrad Laforte

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Conrad Laforte (November 10, 1921 – September 4, 2008) was a Québécois ethnologist and librarian. Born in Kénogami, he studied in Chicoutimi, the Université Laval, and finally the Université de Montréal. He created the Catalogue de la Chanson Folklorique Francaise which contains 80,000 entries.[1]

In 1982 he was elected to membership in the Royal Society of Canada.[2] His honors include the Marius-Barbeau Medal and the Raymond-Casgrain Prize.

References[edit]

  • Jean-Nicolas De Surmont (ed.), publiés avec la collaboration de Serge Gauthier, M’amie, faites moi un bouquet… », Mélanges posthumes autour de l’œuvre de Conrad Laforte, Québec, Presses de l’Université Laval, Editions Charlevoix, 2011
  1. ^ Laforte, Conrad, Le catalogue de la chanson folklorique francaise / par Conrad Laforte ; pref. de Luc Lacourciere Presses de l'Universite Laval, Quebec : 1977
  2. ^ Gilles Potvin. "Laforte, Conrad". The Canadian Encyclopedia.