Albert Lucien and Louis Augade fonds
2.5 m of textual records. -- 9 photographs
Albert Lucien Augade, 1871-1937, was born in Paris, France. He was a graduate of the Paris Conservatory of Music, and came to Calgary, Alberta in 1895 as a teacher of string and reed instruments. He was bandmaster of the Calgary Fire Brigade Band, the Calgary Citizens' Band, and the 191st Battalion Band. He and his wife, Catherine Cromarty Augade, 1860-1941, had two children, Louis and Yvonne Anna Cromarty (Stickney), 1904-?. Louis, 1901-1971, was born in Calgary. He was a member of the Calgary Symphony Orchestra for 42 years, and taught music at Mount Royal College.
Scope and Content:
The fonds consists predominantly of sheet music (1880s-1940s). Also consists of newsclippings about A.L. Augade, Louis Augade and Calgary musical events (1914-1971); programs for the Calgary Symphony Orchestra and other musical bodies (1930-1969); and photographs of the family, Calgary Symphony Orchestra and 191st Battalion Band.
Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Mrs. Louis Augade, 1975.
The material is in English.
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(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 36, PA 1733, PB 431, NA 3057