Fonds PR2170 - Crystal Plamondon fonds

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Crystal Plamondon fonds

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    • 1990-2009 (Creation)

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    1 audio cassette. – 1 audio disc: vinyl. – 5 Compact Discs: audio

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    Crystal Plamondon is a bilingual singer and song-writer from the village of Plamondon, Alberta. In 1992, she received a Molson Canadian Alberta Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Performer of the Year Award. She was also nominated for the YWCA's tribute to Women Award for Arts and Culture. She released her first disc, Carpe Diem, in 1993 and her second, La Rousse Farouche, in 1996.

    In 1997, she hosted the first French country music program on Country Max, a sister station to the Much Music television network. In 1998, she filmed a television special entitled 'Passeporte Musique' for Radio-Canada. The special also aired on the BRAVO television network. In 2002, she released Plus de Frontieres. In 2004, she was awarded the 'Prix Sylvie Van Brabant' for Excellence in Artistique Creation in Alberta. In addition, she owns the recording label 'Avenir Disc.' She is also a member of the Lac La Biche Historical Society.

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    The fonds consists of seven studio records made by Crystal Plamondon.

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    A representative of Crystal Plamondon’s record label “Avenir Disc” donated the material in PR1991.0524 to the Provincial Archives of Alberta. Crystal Plamondon donated the Compact Discs.


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        The material is in French.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Includes accessions PR1991.0524 and PR2012.0587.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from Crystal Plamondon: (accessed June 21, 2007).
        Other material related to Crystal Plamondon is available in the fonds Ronald Tremblay, PR3255, at the Provincial Archives.

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