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Sylvia Roy, born in Stratford Center, Canada, has played the piano since she was seven years old and is mostly self-taught having learned by listening to other family members. Sylvia and Rosaire performed around the state doing popular music, jigs, waltzes, and jitterbug styles at weddings, anniversaries, social functions, and for 13 years, at the American Legion in Lisbon. Sylvia continues to perform for private and public occasions.

L to R: Julie Vallee, Rosaire Labbe, Sylvia Roy (seated), Albert Cyr, Rosaire Roy.

Courtesy of Sylvia Roy; copy print by Jere DeWaters.

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Lewiston, Maine


Franco-American Collection, music, music traditions


Arts and Humanities | History | Music | Public History

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Sylvia and Rosaire Roy, WCOU Photograph



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