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Yesterday on Radio-Canada on the classical music program they played what I quickly identified as classic old French lullabies. One is Au Clair de la Lune and the other is Fait dodo, Colas mon petit frère. Both are very well known and are probably the first songs any child will hear from his Mother or sibling. As a small child, I heard these two lullabies hundreds of times. It is the only two I know by heart to this day. This is the sort of thing you cannot forget because it is so tightly close to early life.

Here we have Angèle Dubeau, an international artist, a Canadian violin player, who I met in 1987 in Mexico City where she had come to give concerts with her Stradivarius, a beautiful instrument which was guarded due to its rarity and great age.