Louis Applebaum: A Passion for Culture
Call Number: ML410 A6537 P68 2002
Release Date: October 1, 2002
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Canadian composer Louis Applebaum devoted his life to the cultural awakening of his native land, and this “magnificent obsession” drove him to become a founder of the Canadian League of Composers and the Canadian Music Centre. He was an instrumental figure in the early development of the National Film Board, the Stratford Festival, and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. For Nearly half a century he composed music for the Stratford Festival, television, radio and films. This illustrated biography explores the man who was beloved by his fellow artists and the icon to whom every Canadian, knowingly or not, is indebted.