Roméo Clément Larivière
1880 - 1939
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R.C. Larivière
Roméo Larivière (21/11/1880 - 05/03/1939), a Canadian composer, Gregorianist, born in Montréal. He joined the Clercs de Saint-Viateur as a teaching brother while very young and was attached mainly to St-Joseph College in Berthierville and the Bourget College in Rigaud, Que. Except for a few piano lessons in Montreal from Jean-Baptiste Denys, he was largely self-taught as a musician. Nevertheless, he became a teacher of liturgical song and a respected composer.
Requiem (2x)
Composed in:1930
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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Missa pro Defunctis
Composed in:1931
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Missa pro Defunctis for two or three equal voices.
Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003