1922 - 2017
1935 - 2009.
ca. 6.1225 m of textual records. - ca. 75 sound recordings. - 27 photographs.
Canadian composer, pianist, organist and radio producer George Fiala was born in Kiev, Ukraine, on March 31, 1922. Came to Canada in 1949. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 453-454.
Fonds consists of correspondence; research and radio scripts for programs Canadian Music Journal and Jazz in Canada written by G. Fiala and broadcast on short wave by Radio Canada International's Russian Service (1960s-1980s); manuscripts of music sketches, scores and organ arrangements by G. Fiala as well as arrangements of works by other composers; manuscripts of essays on musical topics and of G. Fiala's autobiography; transcripts of interviews with various musicians, composers, conductors and others in the music field; sound recordings of musical works composed by G. Fiala and of some programs in the R.C.I. music series; photographs; diaries; scrapbook of reviews, concert programs and articles by G. Fiala; concert programs, newsclippings, articles and other publicity relating to performances of G. Fiala's compositions; and published works.
Donated by G. Fiala between 1988 and 2010.
Text in English, French, Russian, Ukrainian and Flemish.
Some items restricted.
File level inventory available at repository.
Further accruals expected.
Acc 423/88.4, 435/88.16, 507/92.5, 572/95.10
, 597/96.12, 608/97.7, 635/ 98.11, 653/99.10, 687/00.18, 698/01.4, 715/02.2, 739/03.4, 818/07.8, 853/08.14, 869/09.13, 878/10.6