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Monday, April 21, 2008

Canadian baritone Napoléon Bisson dies at age 85

We have just been advised that Canadian baritone Napoléon Bisson died on April 17, 2008 at age 85. Here is the obituary notice in the Montreal Gazette on April 19, 2008:
Napoleon Bisson
BISSON, Napoleon. 1922-2008. In Chambly on April 17, 2008 at the age of eighty-five years passed away M. Napole Bisson. He leaves to mourn his children the late Pierre (Johanne Champagne), Marie (Pierre LeBlanc), Michel (ArleLeclerc), Mascha, (Christian Medawar), Sophie (Spiro Tsovras), his grandchildren Karel, VeAlexis, Paris and Lucas, his brother Paul, sisters-in-law, numerous other relatives and friends. Resting at: Visitation Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m., Wednesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. The funeral will be held on Thursday, April 24 at 11 a.m. in St-Joseph de Chambly Church followed by burial in Notre Dame des Neiges cemetery.
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Canadian Press has an obituary in French today.
Biography in the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada

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