Fonds 06 - Archives Collection 06 : Hugh Le Caine

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Archives Collection 06 : Hugh Le Caine

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  • 1963-1974. (Creation)

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1 box : .06 m.

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Hugh Le Caine, physicist and instrument builder, was born Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), 27 May 1914, and died in Ottawa 3 July 1977. He worked with the National Research Council in Ottawa from 1940 to 1974, concentrating on musical activities after 1954. He created over twenty electronic instruments, and produced at least fifteen electroacoustic compositions.

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Letters, typescript and manuscript, to Gustav Ciamaga, 1963-1974.

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Gustav Ciamaga, 1990


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His papers and original recordings are at Library and Archives Canada.
The sackbut blues : Hugh Le Caine, pioneer in electronic music / Gayle Young. Ottawa : National Museum of Science and Technology, c1989

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