Fonds F0151 - Leonora Mary Pauls fonds.

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Leonora Mary Pauls fonds.


  • 1978-1991 (Creation)

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38 cm of textual records and other material.

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Canadian educator and musician Leonora Mary Pauls, née Dyck, was born in Redfield, Saskatchewan, in 1934 and moved to British Columbia in 1937 where she spent her childhood in Yarrow and her high school years in Vancouver. She is married to John Pauls and has two children. She has an ARCT from the University of Toronto, a Sacred Music Diploma from the Canadian Mennonite University, a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Music Education from the University of Calgary. She has been a piano teacher, a classroom teacher, an accompanist and a music specialist. She has been a member of the Registered Music Teachers' Association, the Alberta Choral Directors' Association, The Calgary Youth Orchestra Parents' Association, Choir Director of a Girl's Choir, Accompanist for the Altona Community Choir, the Edmonton Symphony Choir, the Coaldale Community Choir, and numerous church choirs. At present, Leonora lives in Richmond, B.C.

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Donated by L.M. Pauls in 2008.

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Fonds consist of material relating to Leonora Paul's thesis The English language folk and traditional songs of Alberta : collection and analysis for teaching purposes (M.Music, University of Calgary, 1981). Includes correspondence, song lyrics, research material, photographs, and sound recordings of interviews with 'informants'.

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Text in English.

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