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date: 10 July 2020

Vallerand, Jeanlocked

  • Lyse Richer
  • , revised by Marie-Thérèse Lefebvre


(b Montreal, Dec 24, 1915; d Montreal, June 24, 1994). Canadian composer, critic and administrator. He had violin lessons with Lucien Sicotte (1922–35), studied composition with Claude Champagne (1939–42) and took a literature degree at the University of Montreal (1939). Throughout his life he dedicated himself to the education of the young and the general public. He served as secretary of the Quebec Province Conservatory (1942–63), lecturer at the University of Montreal (1951–66), director of music broadcasting for the CBC (1963–6) and cultural adviser with the Quebec delegation in Paris (1966–70). Vallerand was then successively director-general for training (1970), the conservatories (1971) and the performing arts (from 1972) for the Quebec Ministry of Cultural Affairs. His career as a music critic began as editor of the Quartier latin (...

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Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (Toronto, 1981)