October 15, 2021

The Queens County Citizen

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Corsican singer Petru Guelphuchi has died at the age of 66

Corsican singer Petru Guelphuchi has died at the age of 66

According to the newspaper, the singer-songwriter has been in hospital since last summer Course-Matin.

After the formation of the canta u populu corsu group in the early 1970s, Petru Guelfouchi became a replica of the Corsican polyphony, a genre filled with traditional sacred music from the French island.

In 1987, Petru Guelph began his solo career, producing seven studio albums. My wealth, Published in 2019.

In France, he received two Victorెస్s de la Music: in 1991, with the Les Nouvels Polyphony Course Group, and in 1995, with the Vos de Corsica Group.

Interviewed on Radio-Canada in 2018, As part of a tour, found that he returned to Quebec after 17 years, describing his musical heritage as: It is a way, a form of identity resistance, that allows us [nous] Identify as Corsicans and don’t forget where you came from.

Sentence by Joel Le Bigot

“It hurts me a lot. Joel Le Bigot, who developed a friendship with Petru Guelphuchi, responded. He is a friendly and very attractive person.”

In the 1980s, radio host Quebec introduced the public to the disc Corsica, He and his team received. It was so beautiful, we were dazzled by the idea of ​​polyphonic singing.

“We provided it to the listeners and there was a lot of excitement Corsica, He added. Polygamy was then unknown here. “

This success led to the arrival of Petru Guelfuchi in Quebec, where he became more popular than in France.

There, groups of Corsican polyphonic songs such as I Muvrini became very popular. “Petru Guelfuchi did not like to play promotional games and TV interviews, which hurt him badly,” said Joel Le Bigot.

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