The Mad Miser.
"What's in a Picture" piece shows Pierre L. Painchaude in 1899, in character as Gaspard, the Mad Miser of Biddeford. A singer, actor, and musician, the band he started, La Fanfare Painchaud, lasted for more than a century.
Painchaud, Pierre L
Bleakley, Will, "The Mad Miser." (2013). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 4137.