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Talivaldis Kenins

Talivaldis Kenins. Composer, teacher, pianist, organist, b Liepaja, Latvia, 23 Apr 1919, naturalized Canadian 1956, d Toronto 20 Jan 2008; B LITT (Champollion) 1939, premier prix (Paris Conservatory) 1950.

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Taras Gabora

Taras (Daniel) Gabora. Violinist, teacher, b Yellow Creek, Sask, 23 Apr 1932; AMM 1952, Reifeprüfung (Vienna Academy) 1956.

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Thomas Griffith Taylor

Thomas Griffith Taylor, geographer, educator, explorer (b at Walthamstow, Eng 1 Dec 1880; d at Sydney, Australia 4 Nov 1963). A dynamic personality who did research on every continent, Taylor founded the first Canadian department of geography at U of T (1935).

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Thomas Henry Bull Symons

Thomas Henry Bull Symons, teacher, historian, university president, author (b at Toronto 30 May 1929). He was educated at U of T, Oxford and the Sorbonne. As an academic and administrator he has played many roles.

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Thomas McCulloch

Thomas McCulloch, educator, theologian, author (b at Ferenze, Scot 1776; d at Halifax 9 Sept 1843). One of the most prominent educators and theologians in the Maritimes, McCulloch was a prolific letter writer, as well as the author of books on theology and Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure.

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Thomas Monohan

Thomas (Shahan) Monohan. Bassist, teacher, b Louisville, Kentucky, 30 Jun 1937, naturalized Canadian 1971, d Toronto 20 Feb 1994; Artist Diploma (Curtis) 1958.

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Thomas Phillips Thompson

Thomas Phillips Thompson, journalist, socialist intellectual (b at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Eng 25 Nov 1843; d at Oakville, Ont 20 May 1933). Under the pseudonym "Jimuel Briggs," Thompson wrote political satire for the St

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Thomas Rolston

Thomas (Edmund) Rolston. Violinist, violist, teacher, b Vancouver 31 Oct 1932, d there 29 May 2010; LRSM 1949, ARAM 1961, honorary LLD (Wilfrid Laurier) 1998.

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Thomas Schudel

Thomas (Michael) Schudel. Composer, bassoonist, teacher, b Defiance, O, 8 Sep 1937; B SC music education (Ohio) 1959, MA music theory (Ohio) 1961, DMA (Michigan) 1971.

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Tommy Reilly

Tommy (Thomas Rundle) Reilly. Harmonica player, composer, teacher, b Guelph, Ont, 21 Aug 1919, d Frensham, Surrey, England, 25 Sep 2000. His father, Captain James Reilly (1886-1956), a trumpeter and violinist, led (in Guelph, 1920-5) one of the first jazz bands in Canada.

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Tony Bradan

Tony or Anthony (Antonio Alfredo) Bradan (b Bradanovich). Teacher, guitarist, arranger, b Ladner, south of Vancouver, of Yugoslavian-Canadian parents, 6 Oct 1913.

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Tony Romandini

Tony (Giuseppe Alexander Antonio) Romandini,. Guitarist, composer, arranger, teacher, b Montreal 27 Jul 1928. He studied guitar 1937-40 with a teacher named Calabrese in New York and at 15 played with Maynard Ferguson in Montreal.

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W. Bramwell Smith Jr

W. (William) Bramwell Smith Jr. Trumpeter, bandmaster, composer, teacher, administrator, b Ottawa 3 Mar 1929, d Toronto 4 Aug 1993. Bramwell Smith began learning cornet at age 10 in Ottawa from his father and uncles, who were professional trumpet players.

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W. Knight Wilson

W. (William) Knight Wilson. Conductor, teacher, violinist, b Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland, 1887, d Toronto 10 Sep 1961. A pupil of J.M. Cooper and Henri Verbrugghen at the Glasgow Atheneum (the Scottish National Academy of Music), he played in the Scottish SO under Wood, Elgar, and Richter.

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W. Waugh Lauder

W. (William) Waugh Lauder. Pianist, lecturer, writer, b Oshawa, Canada West (Ontario), 24 Oct 1857, d Maywood, Illinois, 7 Aug 1931. His mother, Marie Elise Turner, was a gifted writer; his father, Abram W. Lauder, was a barrister and, after 1867, a member of the Ontario legislature.

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W.J. Eccles

William John Eccles, historian (b at Thirsk, Yorkshire, Eng 17 July 1917; d at Toronto 2 Oct 1998).

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Wallace Berry

Wallace (Taft) Berry. Composer, theorist, educator, pianist, b La Crosse, Wisc, 10 Jan 1928, d Vancouver, 16 Nov 1991; B MUS (Southern California) 1949, PH D (Southern California) 1956. Wallace Berry studied with Halsey Stevens and 1953-4 with Nadia Boulanger in Paris.

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Walter Charles Murray

Walter Charles Murray, educator (b at Studholm, NB 12 May 1866; d at Saskatoon 24 Mar 1945). A philosophy professor at the University of New Brunswick and Dalhousie, Murray became president of UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN in 1908, a position he held for 29 years.