Montréal, Québec, Canada, c. 1875.
Active in Montréal, Québec, Canada, c. 1875.
According to Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, Antoine Couillard was an amateur organbuilder in Montreal “who achieved a certain brief fame but later lapsed into relative obscurity.” The date of his activity is not specified. The “Organ” webpage listed in “Sources” states that the first organ in St. Michael’s Basilica-Cathedral of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, was a two-manual instrument built by Antoine Couillard and inaugurated by Rosa d’Erina in 1874. “A fair amount of pipework” from this organ was used in the cathedral’s second organ, Casavant’s Opus 704, which was inaugurated by Joseph Bonnet on November 24, 1920.
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