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Who is Adolphe-Basile Routhier?
Adolphe-Basile Routhier: Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier was a Canadian judge, author, and lyricist. He wrote the lyrics of the original French version of the Canadian national anthem O Canada. He was born in Saint-Placide, Quebec, to Charles Routhier and Angélique Lafleur.
- born on (176 years ago) in Saint-Placide, Quebec
- nationality: Canada
- religion: Catholicism
- education: Laval University
- profession: Judge
- died on (95 years ago) in Québec
- buried in Cimetière Notre-Dame-de-Belmont
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The Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)
by James H. Marsh
The music was written by composer Calixa LAVALLEE and the words by Judge Adolphe-Basile ROUTHIER. Several attempts had been made to compose a national song for French Canadians, including one by Sir George~Etienne CARTIER, ...
Genres: North America by John Shepherd, David Horn
and 'O Canada' (words by Adolphe-Basile Routhier; music by Calixa Lavallée; 1880). The latter, spontaneously ...
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Portrait photograph of Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1839-1920).
Date: [between 1895 and 1904]
Photographer: E. Livernois, Quebec
Reference code: P556
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