Raymond Daveluy, Composer, organist, music educator and arts administrator, Died at 89

  Educator, Music, Writer

Joseph Eugène Raymond-Marie Daveluy was born on December 23, 1926 and died on September 1, 2016.

He was a Canadian composer, organist, music educator, and arts administrator.

Raymond was an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre, his compositional output consisted mainly of works for solo organ.

Daveluy had an active international career as a recitalist and concert performer from 1946 through the 1990s.

Raymond Daveluy held a number of church posts in Montreal, including serving as organist of St-Jean-Baptiste Church (1946–1951), Immaculée-Conception Church (1951–1954), and St-Sixte Church (1954–1959).

During 1980, Raymond was named a Member of the Order of Canada.

The pianist Hilda Metcalfe was his wife.

Raymond Daveluy passes away at 89 years old.

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