Myrtle Lang fonds. - - 1940 - - .5cm of textual records.

Myrtle Anna May Lang ( nee Coburn ) was born in Vancouver, B.C. on Dec 27 1905 and she died March 19 1991. She married Henry George Lang on November 27 1929. They had two sons, Henry George Lang Jr. now deceased, and Gerald A.R. Lang who lives in Powell River with his wife. The Langs moved to Abbotsford in the early 1960’s and then moved to Gibsons, B.C. in 1984 where Harry died in 1986. In her younger years Myrtle worked several jobs: in a cigar factory, American Can Company, for the Powell River Company during the war working in the Boeing Aircraft section and post war working on the wet lap machines, she also worked in kitchens of logging camps. During the Second World War she was involved in St. John Ambulance Association along with the Pythian Sisters and the Rebekah Lodges . She was a writer and enjoyed playing the banjo.
The fonds consists of original work by Myrtle Lang. It includes her original words to music.
Title based on contents of fonds.
Series description available.
Series: Music
Music: ‘We Are Canadian Soldiers’. - - 1940 - - .5cm of textual records.[ photocopied ]
The series consists of a single sheet of music and the copyright agreements that were assigned to it. The words were written by Myrtle Lang in 1940 and the piano music by George Rex. Lang dedicated the piece to her parents. It was recorded at the R.P.M. Sudio B on 422 Richard Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Title based on contents of series.

Accession 1993.180

Fonds 136.