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Memorable Manitobans: Stan Noval (1914-2008)

Musician.

Born near Lac du Bonnet on 7 May 1914, he worked on the family farm until 1937 when he found employment in Winnipeg as a welder. It was also at this time that he started his band, Stan Noval and his Favourite Westerners. They played at weddings and barn dances popular at this time. In 1951, he had a radio program on CKRC. In his later years, he played at street festivals, the Manitoba Marathon, and nursing homes. He released three CDs: Stan’s Ukrainian Fiddle Tunes, Strawberry Patch and Cherry Tree. In 2005, he was awarded the Ukrainian Music Association (UMA) Honourable Achievement Award for his lifetime of music. He died at Winnipeg on 20 August 2008.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 August 2008.

“Manitobans’ Legacy a Better Province”, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 January 2009, page B3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 March 2016

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