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Ira Dilworth

Ira Dilworth. Administrator, teacher, editor, conductor, b High Bluff, near Winnipeg, Man, 25 Mar 1894, d Vancouver 23 Nov 1962; BA (McGill) 1915, MA (Harvard) 1920, honorary LL D (British Columbia) 1948. As a child he moved with his family to the Okanagan Valley and there studied piano.

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Arthur Watkins Crisp

Arthur Watkins Crisp, painter, muralist, designer (b at Hamilton, Ont 26 Apr 1881; d at Biddeford Pool, Maine 28 June 1974). He studied at the Hamilton Art School under John S. Gordon (1898-99) and at the Art Students League, New York (1900-03).

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Ethel A. Kinley

Ethel A. (Adams) Kinley. Educator, choir conductor, b Gladstone, near Winnipeg, 3 Jan 1887, d Winnipeg 24 Sep 1967. After teaching in Delta and Killarney, Man, she moved to Winnipeg in 1913, then taught in San Bernardino, Cal, while studying music at the University of Southern California.

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Giulio Masella

Giulio (Luigi) Masella. French hornist, teacher, b Montreal 8 Dec 1935; premier prix french horn (CMM) 1952. His brother Joseph and Harry Berv taught him at the CMM 1947-55. He was a member of the MSO 1954-82 and played regularly in CBC orchestras and ensembles 1965-82.

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Klaro Mizerit

Klaro (Maria) Mizerit,. Conductor, composer, b Monfalcone, Italy, 12 Aug 1914 of Slovenian parents, naturalized Canadian 1973, d Halifax, 3 Jan 2007. Klaro Mizerit studied violin, conducting, and composition 1941-8, receiving diplomas from the academies of music of Ljubljana and Vienna.

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Hermel Bruneau

Hermel Bruneau. Harpsichordist, gambist, teacher, b St-Félix-de-Valois, near Joliette, Que, 23 Apr 1940; premiers prix harpsichord, chamber music (CMQ) 1972. He first studied piano, then cello with Rolland Brunelle and later harpsichord at the CMQ with Donald Thomson.

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Cyril Mossop

Cyril (Stephenson) Mossop. Organist, choirmaster, teacher, conductor, b Calgary 14 Jun 1910, d Victoria 16 Nov 1994. He studied piano first with his mother and later with Mary Titchmarsh, receiving an LTCL and an ATCM. He studied organ 1933-6 with Harold Heeremans.

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Heather Bishop

Heather Bishop. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, b Regina 25 Apr 1949; BA (Regina) 1969. She studied piano as a child, began playing the guitar in her teens, and later took voice lessons in Winnipeg with Alicja Seaborn.

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Claude Champagne

Education and TrainingChampagne began piano and theory at 10 with Orpha-F. Deveaux and continued with Romain-Octave Pelletier. At 14 he studied the violin with Albert Chamberland, and this became his favourite instrument.

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Paul Peel

Although he was one of the first Canadian painters to portray nude figures, as in his A Venetian Bather (1889), these works were pale compared to those of Degas or Renoir.

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Freddy Grant

Freddy or Freddie (b Fritz) Grant (b Grundland). Songwriter, pianist, b Berlin 17 Oct 1913, naturalized Canadian 1945, d Toronto 10 Apr 1996. He studied piano, theory, and harmony in Germany, then moved in 1934 to London, where he enrolled at the London School of Music.

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Wanda Kaluzny

Wanda Kaluzny. Conductor, teacher, organist, b Montreal 24 Oct 1953; BA (McGill) 1976, MA (McGill) 1985. At age 11, Wanda Kaluzny began conducting the choir of Montreal's Holy Cross Parish.

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Gino Silvi

Gino Silvi. Arranger, choir conductor, singer, saxophonist, clarinetist, b Sault Ste Marie, Ont, of Italian parents, 23 May 1914; d Toronto, 1 July 1993.

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Charles-Hugues Lefebvre

Charles-Hugues Lefebvre. Choirmaster, writer on music, critic, teacher, b St-Hugues, east of Montreal, 28 Aug 1864, d Montreal 22 Feb 1948. While receiving his education at the St-Hyacinthe Seminary, he studied piano and singing.

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Jean-Marie Cloutier

Jean-Marie Cloutier. Teacher, composer, (Quebec City, Aug 8, 1923 - Ste Agathe, Dec. 7, 1997); B.Mus. (Montreal) 1953, L.Mus. Sacred Music (ibid.), L.Mus. (ibid.) 1955.