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Edith Butler


Pioneer and uncontested ambassador of Acadian culture, Edith Butler is a singer, storyteller, songwriter and musician. Authentic and colourful, she chose singing in 1970 to share her people’s story, a people who, despite a cruel deportation, managed to maintain America’s first francophone culture through oral tradition. Nicknamed “The mother of Acadian music,” her performances on stage are full of energy, humour and generosity. Decorated by many awards here and abroad, Edith Butler was inducted in the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame for the entirety of her career in 2019.

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