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Raoul Jobin, tenor

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SAVARD, Joseph

Gender: Male
Marriage: 1760
FALARDEAU, Marie-Louise
Gender: Female
Children
SAVARD, Angélique [F]

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

JOBIN, Jacques {I11083}
Gender: Male

Father: JOBIN, Pierre {I11079}
Mother: SAVARD, Angélique {I11080}
Marriage: 31 MAY 1825 Québec, Notre-Dame

ROUILLARD, Angelique
Gender: Female

Father: ROUILLARD, Jean-Baptiste
Mother: GAGNON, Angélique
Children
JOBIN, Louis [M]

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

JOBIN, Louis {I11087}
Gender: Male

Father: JOBIN, Jacques {I11083}
Mother: ROUILLARD, Angelique {I11084}
Marriage: 17 OCT 1854 Québec, St-Roch

STANFORD, Lylia
Gender: Female

Father: STANFORD, Joseph
Mother: MARTICOTTE, Adelaide
Children
JOBIN, Jean-Baptiste Raoul [M]

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

JOBIN, Jean-Baptiste Raoul {I11091}
Gender: Male

Father: JOBIN, Louis {I11087}
Mother: STANFORD, Lylia {I11088}
Marriage: 16 AUG 1892 Québec, St-Roch

BEDARD, Amanda
Gender: Female

Father: BEDARD, Simon
Mother: FOURNIER, Marcelline
Children
JOBIN, Raoul [M]

 

 

 

 

 



 
 

 

 

JOBIN, Raoul {I11095}
b. 8 APR 1906
d. 13 JAN 1974 Québec
Gender: Male
Father: JOBIN, Jean-Baptiste Raoul {I11091}
Mother: BEDARD, Amanda {I11092}
raoul
Marriage: 22 APR 1930 Québec, St-Roch

DROUIN, Therese {I11096}
Gender: Female

Father: DROUIN, Adjutor {I11097}
Mother: LETOURNEAU, Eleonore {I11098}
Children
JOBIN, Claudette [F]
b. --Not Shown-- Paris

JOBIN, Andre [M]
b. --Not Shown--

JOBIN, France [F]

Baptism name: Joseph Roméo Louis.

Although rightly considered the successor to Georges Thill as the greatest 'French' tenor of his time, Jobin was unable to escape specialization. Yet it was the really substantial roles - whether French (Hoffmann, Samson, and especially Don José), Italian (Cavaradossi, Canio), or German (Lohengrin) - that best lent themselves to the heroic nature of his powerful voice with its triumphant highs, to his dramatic instinct, and to his temperament. Upon his death the French critic Jean Goury said of him: 'Raoul Jobin was undoubtedly one of the most celebrated tenors in the French tradition in recent decades. His voice, with its highly personalized timbre - neither Italianized nor Nordic but permeated with the warm fragrance of the Canadian soil - was capable of surprising variations in dynamics ... Raoul Jobin was a singer in the grand tradition, never sacrificing musicianship to sentiment and maintaining at all times a restraint of the highest order' (Paris Guide musical opéra, 9 Feb 1974).
The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada

Joseph Roméo Louis sur son baptistère.
Raoul Jobin, nom d'artiste.

Considéré à juste titre le plus grand ténor français de son époque, à la suite de Georges Thill, Raoul Jobin n'en sait pas moins éviter la spécialisation. Ce sont toutefois les personnages au caractère bien trempé - qu'ils soient français (Hoffmann, Samson et surtout Don José), italiens (Cavaradossi, Canio) ou allemands (Lohengrin) - qui servent le mieux le côté héroïque de sa voix puissante aux aigus triomphants, son instinct dramatique et son tempérament. Au lendemain de sa mort, le critique français Jean Goury lui rend hommage : « Raoul Jobin est assurément l'un des plus prestigieux ténors d'expression française des dernières décades. Sa voix, au timbre personnalisé - ni italianisant ni nordique mais imprégnée des chaudes senteurs du terroir canadien - est capable de produire de surprenantes variations de dynamique... Raoul Jobin est un chanteur de grande école, ne sacrifiant jamais le pathétisme à la musicalité, conservant en toute circonstance, une sobriété du meilleur aloi » (Guide musical opéra, Paris, 9 février 1974).
L'encyclopédie de la musique du Canada

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


PIGEON, Jacques

Gender: Male
Marriage: -- Not Shown --

JOBIN, France {I11101}
b. --Not Shown-- Québec
Gender: Female

Father: JOBIN, Raoul {I11095}
Mother: DROUIN, Therese {I11096}
Children
 

 

 

 

 

 


 


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