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Roger D'Astous

Roger D'Astous, architect (b at Montréal, Que 3 March 1926; d at Montréal, Que 5 April 1998). A graduate of the Montréal School of Fine Arts in 1952, he went on to win a Taliesin Fellowship, spending from August 1952 to July 1953 in the studios of Frank Lloyd Wright in Wisconsin and Arizona.

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Peter Douglas Rose

In 1977 he completed, with James Righter and Peter Lanken, Pavilion Soixante-Dix, a ski pavilion in St. Sauveur, Qué, which was the only Canadian work included in Charles Jencks's The Language of Post-Modern Architecture (1977) and received a 1978 Progressive Architecture Design Award.

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Wendy Lill

Wendy Lill's first stage play On the Line (Agassiz Theatre, 1982) was an agitprop piece about a strike by immigrant women working in the garment industry in Winnipeg.

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Gladys Willan

Gladys (Ellen) Willan (b Hall). Teacher, pianist, b London, England 19 Mar 1883, d Toronto 8 Dec 1964; LRAM 1902. At the Royal Academy of Music she studied piano with Francesco Berger and Tobias Matthay and voice with Walter Mackway.

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Jack Dow

Jack (March) Dow. Educator, conductor, b Dutton, near London, Ont, 17 Jul 1912, d Toronto 27 Aug 1984; BA (Western Ontario) 1936, MA (Montreal) 1950.

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George J. Dyke

George J. (John) Dyke. Violinist, conductor, teacher, impresario, critic, b St Blazey, Cornwall, England, 23 Mar 1864, d Victoria, BC, 16 Mar 1940. He studied in St Austell and in Plymouth with John Parde (violin) and W. Willoughby (organ).

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Daniel Grossman

Grossman began folk dancing in grade school and, by 1960, was studying and performing modern dance with Gloria Unti. In 1963, at a summer course at Connecticut College, he met Paul Taylor, who invited him to join his company in New York City.

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Kenneth Bray

Kenneth (Ira) Bray. Educator, bassoonist, arranger, b Chaffey Township (Muskoka), Ont, 24 Feb 1919, d London, Ont, 25 Jun 1999; B MUS (Toronto) 1949, M MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1957.

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Campbell Trowsdale

(George) Campbell Trowsdale. Educator, violinist, b Stratford, Ont, 17 Oct 1933; ARCT 1953, B MUS (Toronto) 1954, B ED (Toronto) 1957, M ED (Toronto) 1959, ED D (Toronto) 1962. His teachers included Cora B.

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Lloyd Bradshaw

(John) Lloyd Bradshaw. Choral conductor and consultant, teacher, organist, adjudicator, b St Mary's, near Stratford, Ont, 21 Feb 1929, d Toronto 1 Apr 1994.

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Edward Schuch

Edward (Washington) Schuch. Choirmaster, teacher, critic, bass, b Manchester 20 Feb 1848, d Toronto 3 Mar 1940. He was educated in Toronto at Upper Canada College and served as choirmaster at several of Toronto's Anglican churches, including St James' Cathedral 1892-6.

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Nina Dempsey

Nina (Gray) Dempsey (b Ferguson). Teacher, soprano, b Regina 22 Jun 1893, d San Francisco 30 Dec 1984; ATCM 1930, ARAM 1931, AMM 1936.

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Peter Jepson-Young

Peter William Jepson-Young, MD, AIDS activist, television diarist (born 8 June 1957 in New Westminster, British Columbia; died 15 November 1992 in Vancouver, British Columbia). Peter Jepson-Young was a medical doctor who presented the Dr. Peter Diaries, short weekly segments on CBC television that shared his experience with AIDS, in order to educate people about the disease and give hope to others. Diagnosed in 1986, he was regarded as one of the longest-surviving victims of the disease at the time of his death in 1992. Shortly before he died, he established the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, which later opened the Dr. Peter Centre, a residential care and day health centre for people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Lola MacQuarrie

Lola (Frances Lane) MacQuarrie (b Smith). Educator, writer, b Winnipeg 30 Dec 1909, d there 24 Jan 1966; B SC (Manitoba) 1931. She was steadily involved in Winnipeg musical life after 1920, notably in the 1940s as choir director at Daniel McIntyre High School.

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Lloyd Erickson

Lloyd (Reinhold) Erickson. Choir conductor, administrator, b Tompkins, near Swift Current, Sask, 11 Aug 1921; ARCT 1952, LTCL 1957, B ED fine arts (Alberta) 1958, MA (Columbia) 1963. He studied piano with Jean Cotton and voice with Odette de Foras in Calgary.

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Charles Findlater

Charles (Edward) Findlater. Choir director, teacher, adjudicator, b London 2 Jul 1893, d Vancouver 7 Aug 1975; ATCM 1930, LTCL 1933, Associate (Tonic Sol-Fa College, London) 1933. He arrived in Canada in 1914 and settled in Vancouver in 1918.