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Hommage à Gérard Thibault

Tribute to Gérard Thibault

 
 
Hommage à Gérard Thibault Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
1. Hommage à Gérard Thibault Marker
Inscription.  

Depuis la venue de Charles Trenet à Québec en 1949,
e'est ici, où logeaite le célèbre cabaret Chez Gerard,
que Gérard Thibault a accueilli un grand nombre
d'artistes de la chanson française et québécoise,
dont il fut un fervent promoteur.

Cette plaque a été dévoilée
le 12 mars 2005.

[English translation]

Since the arrival of Charles Trenet in Quebec City in 1949,
it is here, where the famous cabaret Chez Gerard was located,
that Gérard Thibault welcomed a large number of
artists of French and Québécois songs,
of which he was a fervent promoter.

This plaque was unveiled
March 12, 2005.


 
Erected 2005 by Association Québec-France, Commission de la Capitale, Nationale du Québec, et Ville de Québec.
 
Location. 46° 48.984′ N, 71° 12.812′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is at the intersection of rue Saint-Paul and rue Saint-Nicolas, on the right
Hommage à Gérard Thibault Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
2. Hommage à Gérard Thibault Marker
Former location of cabaret Chez Gerard was around the corner to the right of photo
when traveling north on rue Saint-Paul. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 361 rue Saint-Paul, Québec, Quebec G1K 3X1, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Place Jean-Pelletier (within shouting distance of this marker); Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Pacific Railway Company World War I Memorial (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); William Drum (about 150 meters away); Premier Hôpital au Canada (about 210 meters away); Irish Roots in Old Québec (about 210 meters away); Hôtel-Dieu de Québec (about 240 meters away); Protecting the Upper Town (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Québec - Le célèbre cabaretier Gérard Thibault s'éteint à 86 ans (LeDevoir, 2003). (Submitted on September 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pop Music in Quebec and French Canada, in Historica Canada.
Mentions Chez Girard
(Submitted on September 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentMan-Made Features
 
Cafe <i>Chez Gerard</i> image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1939
3. Cafe Chez Gerard
Public domain; Image numérisée tirée du livre de Gérard Thibault et Chantal Hébert, Chez Gérard : La petite scène des grandes vedettes (préface de Charles Trenet), Québec, Les Éditions Spectaculaires, 1988, found on wikimedia.org
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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