Henry Brochu (1900 - 1969)

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Henry Brochu
1900 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Henry Brochu was born on September 10, 1900. He died in May 1969 at 68 years of age. We know that Henry Brochu had been residing in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire 03867.


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Henry Brochu passed away in May 1969 at 68 years old. He was born on September 10, 1900. We are unaware of information about Henry's family. We know that Henry Brochu had been residing in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire 03867.
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In 1900, in the year that Henry Brochu was born, artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1937, he was 37 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1949, when he was 49 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1955, at the age of 55 years old, Henry was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1969, in the year of Henry Brochu's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Aug 31, 1924 - July 1974
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Jun 23, 1923 - May 27, 1996
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Dec 21, 1931 - Jul 7, 2010
Natick, MA
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Dec 15, 1905 - May 1971
Stanhope, NJ
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Oct 27, 1906 - January 1983
Norton, MA
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Jan 7, 1896 - February 1971
Salem, MA
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Mar 26, 1929 - June 1984
Roland Brochu
Jul 29, 1927 - Jan 30, 1996
Marjorie J Brochu
Dec 7, 1932 - Aug 20, 2003
Bradley, ME
Dennis Brochu
Nov 3, 1929 - Sep 15, 2001
Florence Brochu
Sep 29, 1917 - June 1970
Steep Falls, ME
Charles Brochu
Oct 26, 1896 - April 1965
Pauline E Brochu
Oct 23, 1934 - Feb 14, 2011
Sanford, ME
Laurent Brochu
Aug 3, 1914 - Oct 21, 2003
A C Brochu
Mar 12, 1943 - Feb 15, 1993
Peter M Brochu
Dec 30, 1944 - Dec 10, 2008
Westbrook, ME
Louis E Brochu
Jun 9, 1907 - Feb 22, 1993
Lewiston, ME
Marcel Brochu
Nov 26, 1947 - Sep 16, 2005
W J Brochu
Aug 31, 1953 - February 1993
Irene Brochu
Apr 3, 1907 - October 1984
Jay, ME
Daniel R Brochu
Nov 4, 1962 - May 28, 2010
Augusta, ME
Claudia Brochu
Mar 31, 1891 - September 1971
Dover, NH
Jeannette M Brochu
Jan 1, 1919 - Jan 24, 2005
Biddeford, ME
Alma Brochu
Sep 9, 1885 - May 1971
Biddeford, ME
John Brochu
Jul 21, 1879 - September 1971
Greenville Junction, ME
Adelard Brochu
Aug 5, 1884 - November 1974
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Dec 13, 1927 - Nov 30, 2004
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Seminole, FL
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Oct 21, 1927 - Oct 25, 2003
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Robert J Butler
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