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Hector Gratton

Hector Gratton was born in the city of Hull, Quebec, on August 13, 1900. Among his music teachers were Alphonse Martin and Alfred Laliberté for piano. For harmony, his professors were Oscar O'Brien, Alfred Whitehead and Albertine Morin-Labrecque.

During the 1920s, Hector Gratton became attracted to folk songs which he had heard in O'Brien's settings. Charles Marchand, founder of the vocal quartet "Le Carillon Canadien", called upon Gratton both as an accompanist and as an ...

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