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INTRODUCING…   Chester Duncan

Chester Duncan

Professor Chester Duncan was born in Saskatchewan in 1913, but has lived most of his life in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is the composer of over 150 songs, a large number of which are in the library of the Canadian Music Centre. Sixty-five of these songs were recorded in 1983 (two cassettes) with Orville Derraugh, tenor. Among the many poets involved in these settings, special attention has been given to W.H. Auden, W.B. Yeats, Hilaire Belloc, ...

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