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Jean Papineau-Couture

Jean Papineau-Couture
Born (1916-11-12)November 12, 1916
Montreal, Quebec
Died August 11, 2000(2000-08-11) (aged 83)
Montreal, Quebec
Occupation composer and academic
Awards Order of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Jean Papineau-Couture, CC GOQ (November 12, 1916 – August 11, 2000) was a Canadian composer and academic.

Born in Montreal, Papineau-Couture is the grandson of conductor and composer Guillaume Couture. As a child he studied piano with his mother. He first studied privately in Montreal with Gabriel Cusson before entering the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1937. He then attended the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston where he received a Bachelor of Music in 1941. He studied with Nadia Boulanger at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Returning to Quebec, Papineau-Couture's teaching career started in 1946 when he joined the faculty of the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal where he stayed until 1962. He also taught in the Faculty of Music at the Université de Montréal. He was named vice-dean in 1967 and dean from 1968 until 1973. Two of his notable pupils were François Morel and Pierre Rolland.

In 1962 Papineau-Couture was awarded the Calixa-Lavallée Award. In 1968, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 1993. In 1989, he was made a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec. Papineau-Couture received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement in 1994 for his contribution to classical music.[1]

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  1. ^ "Jean Papineau-Couture biography". Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
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