Isidore Soucy, fiddler and composer (1899-1963)

For more information

Consult The Canadian Encyclopedia for the biography of Isidore Soucy.

Photograph of Isidore Soucy, seated and holding his fiddle

Isidore Soucy

Photograph of the troupe, Les Veillées du bon vieux temps, in traditional costume with instruments

The troupe, Les Veillées du bon vieux temps, December 1928

Photograph of Les Gaîtés canadiennes, March 1944, showing: Soucy, fiddle; Donat Lafleur, accordion; Aldor Morin, harmonica; Jack Dabaté, mandolin; Edgard Morin, guitar; Conrad Gauthier, folklorist; René Delisle, piano

Les Gaîtés canadiennes, March 1944

Photograph of Isidore and his son Fernando, who was a member of both the Famille Soucy and Trio Soucy

Isidore and his son Fernando

Cover of the Starr record catalogue
Page from the Starr record catalogue featuring an ad for recordings by Isidore Soucy

Starr record catalogue

Cover of an October 1950 RCA Victor catalogue insert advertising recordings by Isidore Soucy, Le Trio Soucy and La Famille Soucy, and featuring a photo of Isidore Soucy
Back cover of an October 1950 RCA Victor catalogue insert listing recordings by Isidore Soucy, Le Trio Soucy and La Famille Soucy

October 1950 RCA Victor catalogue insert advertising recordings by Isidore Soucy, Le Trio Soucy and La Famille Soucy on the Bluebird label

 

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