A Propos | Feb 17, 2013 | 54:00

February 17 & 23, 2013

This week, we feature more songwriters who were born outside Quebec and have had a significant impact on Quebec's musical landscape. Hear fine contributions to the new portrait of Quebec's evolving music scene.

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