Cast of La Veuve Joyeuse, Lewiston, Maine, 1941

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This photograph shows the cast of the 1941 production of La Veuve Joyeuse, performed in Lewiston. Pictured, standing, from left, are: Dr. C. Victor Caron, Fernand Despins, Liliane Michaud Marcotte, Raoul Raymond, Romeo Bégin, and Simone Payer. Seated, from left, are Charles Morneau, Lionel Bolduc, Jeannette M. Roy, and Zépherin Gosselin.

Despite being an Austrian piece (by Franz Lehar), La Veuve Joyeuse (the Merry Widow), as the French translation was known, was popular with Franco-Americans in Lewiston. It was one of many musicals performed under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Couture and the "Club Musical Litérature."

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  • Title: Cast of La Veuve Joyeuse, Lewiston, Maine, 1941
  • Creation Date: 1976
  • Subject Date: 1976
  • Location: Lewiston, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 30 cm
  • Local Code: 051201_01_14
  • Object Type: Image

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Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545

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