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John Kim Bell

John Kim Bell. Conductor, administrator, pianist, composer, conductor, born Caughnawaga (now Kahnawake) Reserve, near Montreal, 8 Oct 1952, to a Mohawk father and American mother; B MUS (Ohio State) 1976.

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Lyric Arts Trio

Lyric Arts Trio. Formed in 1964 by the soprano Mary Morrison, the flutist Robert Aitken, and Aitken's wife, the pianist Marion Ross.

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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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Albert Greer

Albert Greer. Tenor, choir conductor, teacher, b Toronto 23 Feb 1937; BA (Toronto) 1960, ARCT Gold Medal 1964. He studied with Aksel Schiøtz at the University of Toronto and was a member 1956-60 and 1964-7 of the Festival Singers.

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Frank Blachford

Frank (Edward) Blachford. Violinist, teacher, conductor, composer, b Toronto 28 Dec 1879, d Calgary 24 Jun 1957; ATCM 1897. He studied at the TCM with Bertha Drechsler Adamson, graduating in 1897, and continued at the Leipzig Cons with Hans Sitt and Carl Reinecke.

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Lee Gagnon

Lee Gagnon. Tenor and alto saxophonist, flutist, arranger, composer, b Amqui, on the Gaspé Peninsula, south of Matane, Que, of US parents, 2 Sep 1934. His teachers at the CMM were Joseph Moretti (clarinet, 1952-6), Arthur Romano, 1954-60), and Rafael Masella (clarinet, 1956-9).

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Cortland Hultberg

Cortland Hultberg. Conductor, teacher, composer, b Chicago 5 Sep 1931, d White Rock, BC, 3 Jan 2002; B SC music education (Northern Illinois) 1953, M SC music education (Illinois) 1954, M MUS (Arizona) 1958.

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Ruben Gurevich

Ruben Gurevich. Conductor, violinist, b Montevideo, Uruguay, 27 Aug 1944, naturalized Canadian 1976. The son of a violinist, he began his own violin and theory studies at 6 with Guido Santorsola in Montevideo and joined the National SO of Uruguay at 17.

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Denis Regnaud

Denis Regnaud. Organist, harpsichordist, teacher, radio producer, b St-Hyacinthe, Que, 6 Jan 1945, d Montréal 14 Jun 2006; B MUS (Montréal) 1966, M MUS harpsichord (Vienna Academy) 1971, M MUS organ (Vienna Academy) 1972, D MUS harpsichord (Montréal) 1986.

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Martin Boundy

Martin Boundy. Conductor, organist, b Southwick, Durham, England, 2 Oct 1911. In 1923 he left England and, with his parents, settled in Stratford, Ont, where he studied organ with W.T. Baird and played trumpet, trombone, and euphonium with the Salvation Army band and the CNR Employees' Band.

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Lawrence Jones

Lawrence Jones. Pianist, teacher, adjudicator, examiner, b Ninga, near Brandon, Man, 26 Mar 1936; ARCT 1954, Associate Diploma, piano (Western Board of Music) 1954, Licentiate Diploma, music (Manitoba) 1957, BA (Manitoba) 1957, M MUS (Yale) 1959, DMA piano performance, pedagogy (Iowa) 1985.

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Eugene Cramer

Eugene (Casjen) Cramer. Musicologist, educator, tenor, b Davis, S Dak, 22 Nov 1935, naturalized Canadian 1980; B MUS (Yankton) 1957, M MUS (Yale) 1964, PH D (Boston) 1973.

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Robert Munsch

Robert Norman Peter Maria Munsch, CM, children’s writer, storyteller (born 11 June 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). Robert Munsch is a successful children’s writer. He has published more than 60 books in over 30 languages, including eight Indigenous languages. His books, including The Paper Bag Princess (1980) and Love You Forever (1986), have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. He won a Juno Award for Best Children’s Album in 1985, received the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award in 1986 and was named the Canadian Booksellers’ Association’s Author of the Year in 1992. He is a Member of the Order of Canada and Canada’s Walk of Fame.

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Paul Murray

Paul (Burns) Murray. Educator, organist, choir director, broadcaster, born Saint John, NB, 21 Mar 1927; died at Halifax 9 Jul 2007), L MUS (Mount Allison University) 1949, ATCM 1951, B MUS (Toronto) 1952, FCCO 1952, ARCM 1953, ARCO 1953, FRCO 1954.

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Donald Heins

Heins, (Francis) Donald (Donaldson). Violinist, violist, conductor, organist, composer, teacher, b Hereford, England, 19 Feb 1878, d Toronto 1 Jan 1949.

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Jacqueline Lemieux

Jacqueline Lemieux, dancer, choreographer and dance teacher (b at East Angus, Québec 13 Nov 1957). Jacqueline Lemieux is an eloquent, passionate dancer well known to international audiences.

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Douglas Arthur Brown

Douglas Arthur Brown, short story writer, playwright, novelist (b at Cape Breton, NS). Born in Nova Scotia, Brown attended YORK UNIVERSITY in Toronto, where he majored in theatre.