Victor Pasowisty

Profile:
Canadian fiddler. Victor Pasovisty was born in Mountain Road, Manitoba, and his parents are of Ukrainian and Polish descent. Victor started on the violin at the age of 12, playing by ear. It was in 1955 that he began studies with the late Professor Brondus Farmer.

During the period from 1944 to 1947, Victor attended St. Josephs College in Yorktown, Saskatchewan, and was a member of the school group which consisted of a male and female choir and instrumental group which appeared on CJCX Radio for three years and was the most popular Ukrainian show on the air at the time.

la 1955 Victor Pasowisty won the Canadian Old Time Fiddling Championship at Shelburne, Ontario, and is the only contestant in the history of the contest to be a finalist in this popular annual event five times.

When the popular Television program Country Hoedown began several years ago, Victor was selected as the special guest for the first two shows and was also invited to the Ottawa Exhibition the same year to perform his old time fiddling artistry. Victor has also won the old time fiddling contest at the Canadian National Exhibition.
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Victor Pasowisty Discography Tracks

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Victor Pasowisty, Bill Mankiss Victor Pasowisty, Bill Mankiss - Ukrainian-Canadian Favourites (Album) RCA Camden Canada 1964 Sell This Version
CAS-965 Victor Pasowisty Ukrainian Feast(LP) RCA Camden CAS-965 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
CAS-886 Victor Pasowisty New World Ukraine(LP, Album, Mono) RCA Camden CAS-886 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
AS806 Victor Pasowisty Victor Pasowisty at the Trembita Club(LP, Album) Arc Records (4) AS806 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
A-553 Victor Pasowisty And The Homesteaders With Calls By Jim Fisher (6) Victor Pasowisty And The Homesteaders With Calls By Jim Fisher (6) - Square Dances(LP, Album) Arc Records (4) A-553 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
GSLP-124 Victor Pasowisty 40 Minutes Of Old Time(LP, Album) Galaxy Records (20) GSLP-124 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

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