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TC1998-1073 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

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Title: TC1998-1073 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné


  • Pellerin, Martha


  • Gagné, Alberta

Source Document

Format: sound cassette (analog)

Date Created: October 04, 1995


Interview of Alberta Gagné by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

Genre(s): interviews, oral histories (document genre)



Language(s): French, English

Place: Highgate Center (inhabited place)

Place: Vermont (state)

Type of Resource: sound recording

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Copyright (c) Vermont Folklife Center. Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to the UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives at For more information, see
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Preferred citation

TC1998-1073 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné, VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. Vermont Folklife Center Archive, Vermont Folklife Center, (accessed January 21, 2018)

Listen to this recording:

Cassette 1, Side A
La crise règne comme un fleau (first line)
Jeune fillette engagez (first line)
Vive la Canadienne
Mon pere n'avait fille que moi
Dans l'temps des fêtes
Dans l'temps des sucres
La Chanson du Prisonnier
La Chanson du Prisonnier
La Chanson du Prisonnier
Aurore, L'Enfant Martyre
Aurore, L'Enfant Martyre
Au cours de mes voyages (first line)
Cassette 1, Side B
Par une nuit d'étoiles
C'est un jeune garcon (first line)
C'est a vingt ans (first line)
L'oiseau qui vient de France
L'oiseau qui vient de France
Voici venir la neige (first line)
Le livre d’or de nos souvenirs

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I'm so so happy to know that the years of researching and work collecting these precious songs by Martha have found a safe 'home.' Martha was an amazing woman.