Jean Carignan
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French-Canadian fiddle legend Jean Carignan grew up with classical violinists as his idols, and always regretted never having had "proper" violin training. With such training, he felt he might have become one of the world's great violinists. He has had to be satisfied with his position as one of the great folk fiddlers of the 20th century, building on the foundations and opportunities created by the fiddling heroes of previous generations such as Isidore Soucy and Joseph Allard.... Read more

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