Lucie Therrien French/English    •

Lucie Therrien    (often misspelled as Lucy Terien or  Lucy Terian)

Lucie Therrien's music was included in the film "From Mills to Millennium " by Dr. Ron Biron.

Lucie Therrien is included on a compendium of Franco-American Music, on the Folkway Records Label, of the Smithsonian Institute. Le Journal de Quebec said (translation):  "Il n'y a pas que Celine Dion qui fasse carriere aux Etats-Unis...Lucie Therrien y mène une carriere en francais depuis {plus} de 25 ans..." {Celine Dion is not the only singer to have made a career in French in the USA! Lucie Therrien has enjoyed one for {over} 25 years...}

Lucie Therrien, Josee Vachon performed at the Ete Indien Festival, St. Etienne, France, & the University of Mass, No. Dartmouth, 12/13/16
and the University of Boston in Dartmouth, Dec. 2016.

Lucie Therrien was the recipient for the 4th time, (among other awards. See Profile page) of a N.H. State Council on the Arts Traditional Award. Her latest apprentice was reknown  playwright & actress Franco American Susan Poulin.

Lucie Therrien's music was included in the film "Reveil" by Ben Lavine, alongside music by Zachary Richard, reknown Cajun or "Cadien" performer and star from Louisiana.

"I spent the whole time smiling and tapping my feet. I really appreciate your energy and enthusiasm, and the audience obviously did too."
Sally Leahey, Director, McArthur Library, Biddeford, Maine.


French/English CONCERT  & Art AGENDA for Lucie Therrien (keep scrolling!)

Over 25 years of Chanson & Song! A highly published Franco-American artist: 15 Recordings, 4 DVDs/videos, 1 songbook, 2 researches and a Book & CD Set.  For more information, or to order recordings or a brochure, see Contacts page.

NEW! Book/CD "Dual Citizen - Deux Citoyennetes visit  News page to view.

lucie book cover thumbnailFrench American Music Enterprises

5 Junkins Ave., Ste 106
Portsmouth, N.H. 03801
Tel. (603) 430-9524
e-mail: (scroll to bottom of page to send directly)

Concord Monitor: "Such a life...she writes with joie-de-vivre and pride in her heritage...she writes with spirit...she writes with soul and self-knowledge..." Rebecca Rule
Foster's Daily Democrat: "Dual Citizen - so much so well said by Therrien" Jacquelyn Benson
"Lovely writing..." Susan Poulin, playwright.
"I absolutely love your memoirs."
Barbara Wintle, Quebec
"...a source of inspiration to me and many."
Pat Sullivan, New Hampshire
"...I was touched by the adversity you have overcome..."
Richard Orkin, New Hampshire
"...I listened to your CD....the one word that comes to mind: perfection. My senses tingled with your poetry." D. Foss, New Hampshire
"...J'aime beaucoup ton ecriture...c'est frais, "punchy" et plein de sensibilites...." Carole Auger, journaliste, Quebec.

          "It is my distinct pleasure to congratulate you on being invited to represent NH at the...Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Wash. D.C.," 
Former Governor NH,  J. Shaheen.
         "{Lucie s} latest DVD/video proves that she is indeed one of the most imposing and talented artists on the contemporary scene."
Dr. Mel Yoken, Prof. at Univ. of Mass. Dartmouth, and member of nominating committee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
         "La qualite de ton beaute, sensibilite, chaleur de ton texte m'a vraiment touchee."
Dr. Dominique Testud, FLFA, Paris.
       "I purchased your CD at La Kermesse wife and I played it through three times on the drive home to Massachusetts."
C. Hutchison, Regiment de Saintonge.
         "So many people commented to me, not just on your fine performance!  But also on your beauty and grace."
Stephanie Voss Nugent, Director, Act One Productions.
        "Querida Lucia, el gusto fue para mi, claro que si. I knew you were an artist when I saw you walk in..." A. E. Donelan (Equador)
"{I loved your music...I will return to my home in Russia...with a very good feeling about America because of all the wonderful people I        you!}" A. Antonova.


2019, so far....keep checking for new music gigs  as they come in. Also see Golden Age Programs Click on the Golden Age red button on Home page or paste the following:

TORREMOLINOS, COSTA DEL SOL,  Spain    Jan 24th 2019,  to March 11th, 2019,    R & R and to paint.

Concord, NH:  PIERCE MANSE, home of President Franklin Pierce, 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane,  Thurs. April 25, 7 pm Concord, NH, Lecture "The Biculturalism of  French-Canadian Music"funded by the NH Humanities, info:

Lancaster, NH:   Lecture and concert, William D. Weeks Memorial Library, 128 Main Street,   Tel. 603 788-3352  Sunday May 5,  2 pm Lecture followed by a Concert "The Biculturalism of  French-Canadian Music"  funded by the NH Humanities. Concert sponsored by the Library. email

New Hampshire:    INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP GROUP,  Location  TBA, May  10, 2019, 6pm
Presentation  "Carnavals, Fetes & Festivals Francophone," Open to members only.  International Friendship Group, Location tbd

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA,  approx. June 11 to 25.

Portsmouth, NH: Volunteering several times a month for THE MUSIC HALL & The Loft. Shows of Nationally prominent  musicians, actors, opera, writers, as well as a Fine Arts cinema.

Rye, NH: Fuller Gardens Art exhibit, 7/10 from 5 to 8,  3 to 4 art pieces by Lucie Therrien, among other artists, Music, food, Wine - GREAT combination.  Tickets & Info at

Portsmouth, NH: BOOK & BAR, Multicultural Concert, Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, NH, LUCIE THERRIEN (French/English/Spanish) 8pm & CAROL CORONIS (Greek/Turkish/English) at 8pm, August 1st.  Tel. 603 427 9197

Moultonborough, NH: CASTLE IN THE CLOUDS, 9/11, 5:30 pm,  Lecture "The Biculturalism of  French-Canadian Music"
funded by the NH Humanities, info:

Kittery Art Association, 8 Coleman Ave., Kittery, Maine, Exhibiting three paintings, monthlythroughout the year of 2018 & 2019

Goffstown, NH:   Goffstown Public Library, 2 High Street, Goffstown, NH, Wed. 9/25, 6:30 pm ,Lecture "The Biculturalism of  French-Canadian Music" funded by the NH Humanities email

RUSSIA: St. Petersburg, and Moscow Sept. 29 to October 6.

Exeter, NH:   Exeter Public Library, 4 Chestnut Street,  Tues. 10/29, 3 pm,Lecture "The Biculturalism of  French-Canadian Music"  funded by the NH Humanities when confirmed. email

Portsmouth, NH: The, Book & Bar,  Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, NH, Beat Night, 11/14, 7pm,  Poetry recitation with back up band
" Lucie, You were fantastic, Thank you for being a part of beat night again!" Mike Nelson, coordinator 11/2018


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