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Joseph Quesnel (15 November 1746 – 2 or 3 July 1809) was a French Canadian composer, poet, and playwright. Among his works were two operas, Colas et Colinette and Lucas et Cécile; the former is considered to be the first Canadian opera. He died of pleurisy at Montreal in 1809 several months after he had dived into the Saint Lawrence River to save a drowning child. Quesnel was the subject of the comic opera Le Père des amours, written by Eugène Lapierre in 1942.

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  • Joseph Quesnel (* 15. November 1746 in Saint-Malo; † 3. Juli 1809 in Montreal) war ein kanadischer Komponist, Dichter, Schriftsteller und Schauspieler. Quesnel absolvierte das Collège Saint-Louis in seiner Heimatstadt und besuchte dann als Matrose auf einer dreijährigen Seereise Pondicherry in Indien, Madagaskar, Französisch-Guinea, Westindien und Brasilien. Danach ließ er sich als Geschäftspartner seines Onkels Louis-Auguste Quesnel in Bordeaux nieder.
  • Joseph Quesnel (15 November 1746 – 2 or 3 July 1809) was a French Canadian composer, poet, and playwright. Among his works were two operas, Colas et Colinette and Lucas et Cécile; the former is considered to be the first Canadian opera. He died of pleurisy at Montreal in 1809 several months after he had dived into the Saint Lawrence River to save a drowning child. Quesnel was the subject of the comic opera Le Père des amours, written by Eugène Lapierre in 1942.
  • Joseph Quesnel (Saint-Malo, France, 15 novembre 1746 - Montréal, 2 ou 3 juillet 1809) est un compositeur, violoniste, dramaturge, poète canadien et directeur de troupe théâtrale. Il composa des poèmes, chansons, duos, motets, quatuors et symphonies. Outre plusieurs œuvres littéraires, subsistent les parties vocales de deux opéras, Colas et Colinette et Lucas et Cécile, ainsi que la partie du second violon et le livret du premier opéra.
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