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Cliff McKay

Cliff (John Clifford) McKay. Clarinetist, saxophonist, danceband leader, b Seaforth, near Stratford, Ont, 1909, d Niksic, Yugoslavia, 26 Mar 1987. His father, Archie McKay, was a noted fiddler in Guelph, Ont.

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Gideon Hicks

Gideon Hicks. Bass-baritone, teacher, conductor, b Stoke-Climsland, Cornwall, England, 24 Jun 1868, d Victoria, BC, 23 Nov 1958. A pupil of C.C. Bethune in London, where he sang in concert and oratorio, Hicks moved to Vancouver in 1889.

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Edmund Montague Morris

In 1906 he accompanied the expedition negotiating Treaty 9 to James Bay and from 1907 to 1910 made annual trips to the prairies to draw pastel portraits of Indigenous leaders, many of whom had signed major treaties of the 1870s.

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Gifford Mitchell

Gifford (Jerome) Mitchell. Educator, organist, choir director, b Cobden, Renfrew County, Ont, 29 Apr 1913, d 3 Dec 2006; BA (McGill) 1934, B MUS (Toronto) 1948. He taught history and languages in Westmount, Que, after graduating from McGill University.

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Eric Abbott

Eric (Oscar) Abbott. Bandmaster, cornetist, pianist, organist, composer, arranger, b St John's, Nfld, 4 Aug 1929, d there 9 Feb 1988; ATCL 1949, LTCL 1950, L MUS (Acadia) 1951, B MUS (Acadia) 1952, L MUS TCL 1955, M MUS (Acadia) 1956, D ED (Boston) 1969, FTCL 1970.

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Louise André

Louise André (born Jeanne Baril), soprano, teacher (born 26 February 1913 in St-Tite, near Trois-Rivières, QC; died 10 April 2001 in Montreal, QC). Louise André devoted her life to the teaching of the vocal arts. She taught at the École Vincent-d’Indy (1935–82) and at the Université de Montréal (1965–83), where she was made a professor emeritus in 1980. She also taught at the Conservatoire de Chicoutimi (1967–72) and at the University of Ottawa (1972–77). André was president of the AMQ from 1984 to 1987. She received the Canadian Music Council Medal in 1985 and the Prix de musique Calixa-Lavallée in 1991.

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trey anthony

Trey Anthony (trey anthony), comedian, playwright, screenwriter, producer (born 1974 in London, England).

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Helmut Blume

Helmut Blume, pianist, broadcaster, administrator, educator, editor (born 12 April 1914 in Berlin, Germany; died 9 October 1998 in Montréal, QC).

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Gauthier Guité Roy

The firm of Gauthier Guité Roy was formed in 1966 when the architect Jean-Marie Roy (b at St-Léon de Standon 1925-) joined Paul Gauthier (b at Gaspé 1935- ), and Gilles Guité (b at Bonaventure 1935 ), two young graduates from the Université de Montréal and partners since 1962.

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Peter Cardew

In 1967 Cardew joined Rhone & Iredale in Vancouver, becoming a partner in 1974. In his 13 years with this firm he was project team designer for several award-winning buildings, including the Lignum Forestry Building (1977), the Crown Life Tower (1980) and False Creek townhouses (1980).

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Roch Carrier (Interview)

Two years ago, on the same day that he finished the manuscript of a new novel, Petit Homme Tornade (Little Man Tornado), author Roch Carrier received a call from Ottawa asking him to become the director of the Canada Council. Telling himself that "it was time to give back to the system," he agreed.

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Paul Woodford

Paul (Gerard) Woodford. Historian, teacher, conductor, b St John's, Nfld, 6 Apr 1955; B MUS music education (Toronto) 1977, B ED (Toronto) 1978, M MUS music education (Western) 1983.

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Jean-Chrysostome Brauneis II

Jean (John) Chrysostome Brauneis II. Teacher, organist, composer, b Quebec City 26 Jan 1814, d Montreal 11 Aug 1871. He studied with his father, Jean (John)-Chrysostome I Brauneis, and was perhaps the first Canadian to study music in Europe 1830-3.

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Paul Green

(James) Paul Green. Educator, conductor, arranger, b Sydney, NS, 15 Apr 1929; ARCT euphonium 1957, B MUS (Toronto) 1954, M MUS (ESM Rochester) 1959, PH D (ESM Rochester) 1974.

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James D. Duncan

Duncan is best known as a painter in watercolour. His many works in this medium are landscapes and street scenes which record every aspect of city life. In Montréal he sketched sporting events, parades, fires, market vendors, sleighing and ice-cutting.

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Victor Di Bello

Victor Di Bello. Conductor, administrator, b Toronto, of Italian parents, 11 Feb 1933, d there 31 May 1997. He studied piano with Jessie Blake and Madeline Bone.

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Elizabeth Leese

Elizabeth Leese, dancer, choreographer, teacher, actor, artistic director (b 1916; d 17 Jul 1962). Leese, who was of Danish and German origin, grew up in Hamburg; where she was initiated in German expressionist dance.

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Albert Chamberland

Albert Chamberland. Violinist, conductor, producer, teacher, composer, b Montreal 12 Oct 1886, d there 4 Apr 1975. He studied violin with Jean Duquette and later at the McGill Conservatory with Alfred De Sève, and made his debut as a soloist in 1904.

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Jack Sirulnikoff

Jack Sirulnikoff, composer, teacher, clarinetist, computer programmer (born 11 December 1931 in Winnipeg, MB; died 22 December 2017). Associate in music performance (McGill) 1956, B MUS composition (McGill) 1956, MA composition (Bennington) 1960, M MUS (Toronto) 1971.