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Lorieau family fonds
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- Sound recording
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- Source of title proper: The title is based on the provenance of the fonds.
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1883 - 1990 (Creation)
- Lorieau (family)
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0.07 m of textual records. — 26 photographs. — 1 audio reel (ca. 12 min.)
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Name of creator
Lucien Henri Lorieau, born in 1918 in Legal, married Marie-Claire Desrosiers on June 28, 1948 in Lamoureux, Alberta. Marie-Claire was born in 1924. She was the daughter of Maxime Desrosiers and Aurelia Lamoureux, and granddaughter of Joseph Lamoureux, who was one of the founding pioneers of Lamoureux in Alberta. Lucien and Marie-Claire had nine children: Paulette (1949), Deni (1951), Henri (1953), André (dead at birth in 1955), Guy (1956), Carmen (1958), Jacqueline (1960), Monique (1961) and Pierre (born in 1964 and dead 10 days after birth). Lucien passed away in Edmonton on April 4, 2011. Marie-Claire passed away on September 10, 2000.
Lucien was a founder of Mutual Realty Co. Ltd. and member of the real estate community in Edmonton for over 50 years. He was a pioneer of opera in Edmonton in the late 1950s; he was a founding member of the Alberta Opera Theatre, a predecessor of the Edmonton Opera Association. He was a singer with Edmonton Opera for 10 years and a choirmaster at Immaculé Conception Church for over 50 years.
Lucien and Paul were the sons of Henri and Alexandrine Lorieau who had a family of six children. Both their parents had musical backgrounds.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of family photos and personal records of Marie-Claire Lorieau, including a scrapbook, an autobiography and press clippings related to Henri Garnier, and the marriage certificate of her grandfather, Alcibiade Lamoureaux, dating from 1883.
Also included is a recorded radio coverage of the 25 years of Edmonton Opera, with interviews including Lucien Lorieau, and a booklet about the first years of the Edmonton Opera.
Immediate source of acquisition
The records were donated to the Provincial Archives of Alberta by Deni Lorieau in 2011.
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The material is mostly in French.
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Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.
File list is available.
This fonds includes material or information related to the Lamoureux fonds (PR0534), Henri Garnier fonds (PR2202) and Eva Morel fonds (PR1460) available at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
The fonds includes the following accession: PR2011.0509. Further accruals are expected.
The information for the biographical sketch is from the donor and from Lucien Lorieau’s obituary (Edmonton Journal, April 6, 2011).
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- Lorieau, Lucien Henri (Subject)
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