Louis Applebaum

A Passion for Culture
Product Number: EB00780497
Released: Nov 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781459714700
Publisher: Dundurn
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Canadian composer Louis Applebaum devoted his life to the cultural awakening of his native land, and this "magnificent obsession" drove him to become a founder of the Canadian League of Composers and the Canadian Music Centre. He was an instrumental figure in the early development of the National Film Board, the Stratford Festival, and the National Art Centre in Ottawa. For nearly half a century he composed music for the Stratford Festival, television, radio, and films. This illustrated biography explores the man who was beloved by his fellow artists and the icon to whom every Canadian, knowingly or not, is indebted.

Author(s): Walter Pitman
Original Publish Date: Dec 05, 2012

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