Letondal had some noteworthy pupils, eg, Édouard Clarke, Euphémie Coderre, Dominique Ducharme, Joseph-A. Fowler, Gustave Gagnon, Calixa Lavallée, Clarence Lucas, Salomon Mazurette, Charles-Marie Panneton, Marie Regnault, Moïse and Joseph Saucier, Marguerite Sym, Eugénie Tessier, and Antoinette Wilscam. He was a founding member and president 1882-3 and 1888-9 of the AMQ, and also a founding member and director of La Revue canadienne. In 1876 he began to collaborate with Rosalie Euvrard in organizing the teaching of music at the Institut Nazareth. A cultivated man and an outstanding musician, Letondal must be considered one of the pioneers of the profession of music in Canada. In 1860 he married Élisabeth Gagnon, sister of Ernest and Gustave Gagnon.
See also The blind.
Author Gilles Potvin
Gagnon, Blanche. 'Paul Letondal 1831-1894,' La Musique, vol 2, Mar 1920
Laurendeau, Arthur. 'Musiciens d'autrefois: Paul Letondal,' Action nationale, vol 36, Dec 1950
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