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No.: PR2719
TITLE: Guy Pariseau Fonds
CREATOR: Pariseau, Guy
DATE RANGE: 1980-1984
EXTENT: 8 audiocassettes
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Guy Pariseau was born October 3, 1934 at Donnelly, Alberta, son of Adélard Pariseau and Alda Côté. He studied first at Donnelly, than at the Collège Saint-Jean in Edmonton. In 1952 he started a radio career as editor and announcer, than returned to studies at University of Ottawa, and subsequently taught at Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, at Hull, Quebec, and at Beaumont, Alberta. Graduate of Ryerson Technical Institute, he became in 1972 producer at CBXFT television in Edmonton. He was promoted director of the CHFA radio in 1974 and chair of public relations and publicity at Radio-Canada in 1982. Besides his work, he wrote poetry, directed theatre plays, and organized recitals. He also collaborated with Théâtre Français d'Edmonton as an actor and plays translator. Toward the end of his life he married Margareta Zirra, former Romanian ballerina, and lived his last years in Romania, where he died in 2004.
CUSTODIAL HISTORY:In 1989 Guy Pariseau donated 7 audiocassettes to the Provincial Archives of Alberta. In 2000, he donated another one, which physically arrived via the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The fonds consists of seven audiocassettes including two series of Radio-Canada: "Père de radio français dans l'ouest" and "Matin de la fête", and one audiocassette recording commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Faculte Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, in March 1983, featuring a song created by Guy Pariseau.
LANGUAGE NOTE: The material is in French.
RELATED RECORDS: A manuscript of Guy Pariseau’s memories can be found in the Paul Dumaine fonds PR3731 available at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
GENERAL NOTE: For the French version of this description, click here.
Biographical information about Guy Pariseau is from Dictionnaire des artistes et des auteurs francophones de l'Ouest canadien (Gamila Morcos, 1998).
RELATED FONDS: SL2719 (Fonds Guy Pariseau)
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