Léon Lyonnais II

Lyonnais (Bossu or Bossue, dit Lyonnais), Léon II. Amateur musician, singer, b Quebec City 12 Sep 1851, d ?. A printer by trade, he participated in musical activities in Quebec City on at least two occasions, according to 19th-century accounts.

Lyonnais, Léon II

Lyonnais (Bossu or Bossue, dit Lyonnais), Léon II. Amateur musician, singer, b Quebec City 12 Sep 1851, d ?. A printer by trade, he participated in musical activities in Quebec City on at least two occasions, according to 19th-century accounts. He played piccolo in the Lyonnais orchestra and took part 26 Jan 1880 in a charity concert as an actor and a singer of 'comic songs.'

See also Pierre-Olivier Lyonnais (his great-uncle), Joseph Lyonnais (his father), Roch Lyonnais (his brother), and Cyrille-Roch Lyonnais (his nephew).


Further Reading

  • Lyonnais, A.G. Généalogie de la famille Lyonnais (Ottawa 1901)

    LeVasseur, Nazaire. 'Musique et musiciens à Québec,' La Musique, vols 1, 2, 1919, 1920

    - Réminiscences d'Antan (Quebec City 1926)

    Massicotte, Édouard-Z. 'Violons et luthiers,' BRH, vol 41, Apr 1935

    Royer, Henri. 'Lutherie à Québec,' R Saint-Grégoire, Mar 1951

    - 'Mosaïque québécoise,' Cahiers d'histoire, 13, 1961

    Émond, Vivianne. '"Musique et musiciens à Québec: souvenirs d'un amateur" de Nazaire LeVasseur (1848-1927): étude critique,' M MUS thesis, Laval University 1986