The story behind Rue Jean-Carignan

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Fiddler Jean Carignan was a great interpreter of traditional Celtic and French-Canadian music.

This street is named in honour of Jean Carignan (1916-1988), who was one of the greatest folk fiddlers of the 20th century and the leading exponent of the Celtic tradition in French-Canadian fiddling.