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Jackie Mittoo

Jackie Mittoo, pianist, organist, songwriter (born 3 March 1948 in Montego Bay, Jamaica; died 16 Dec 1990 in Toronto, ON).

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Walter Susskind

Walter Susskind (Süsskind). Conductor, pianist, composer, b Prague l May l9l3, naturalized British citizen,d Berkeley, Cal, 25 Mar l980.

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Georges-Émile Tanguay

Tanguay, Georges-Émile. Composer, organist, teacher, pianist, b Quebec City 5 Jun 1893, d there 24 Nov 1964; lauréat (AMQ). In Quebec City his teachers were Léon J. Dessane and J.-Arthur Bernier, and in Montreal Arthur Letondal and Romain Pelletier.

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Michelle Quintal

Michelle Quintal. Organist, teacher, concert organizer, b Charlemagne, near Montreal, 19 Sep 1940; premier prix organ and deuxième prix history (CMM) 1966, premier prix orgue (Vienna Academy) 1970.

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Blue Rodeo (Profile)

Jim Cuddy hears the music. I see the grotty stairwell. Standing in the open doorway amid the stacks of cardboard boxes and equipment cases, he slaps his palms together and cocks his head for the echo that stretches thin above us.

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Christopher Gledhill

Christopher Gledhill. Educator, organist, composer, b Borden, Kent, England, 21 Mar 1912, d Brundall, Norfolk, England, 14 Apr 1987; BA (Oxford) 1934, B MUS (Oxford) 1936, MA (Oxford) 1946. He was a grandnephew of Edwin Gledhill.

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Daniel Lichti

Concert and Oratorio EngagementsLichti in his early career was primarily a concert-oratorio singer and as such first appeared as a soloist in Canada in 1979 in Brahms's Ein Deutsches Requiem with the Ontario Choral Federation under Helmuth Rilling.

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Rolande Dion

(Marie Berthe) Rolande Dion. Soprano, teacher, b Quebec City 5 Apr 1915, d there 19 Nov 1980. She studied singing in her native city 1931-5 with Émile Larochelle and 1935-9 with Louis Gravel.

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Carol Shields (Profile)

It was a radiant day last summer when Carol SHIELDS returned home to Winnipeg, a shimmering day in early July. But by late afternoon, the heat was beginning to take its toll, and it would be some time before the city's canopied elms would work their evening magic, casting shadows down the boulevard.

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Camille Laurin

Camille Laurin, politician and psychiatrist (born 6 May 1922 in Charlemagne, QC; died 11 March 1999 in Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC).

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Peter Busby

In 1987 the formation of Designlines, an associated INDUSTRIAL DESIGN practice, enabled the creation of building components, including furniture and hardware, which would contribute to precisely crafted buildings and assist in innovative design.

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Peter Michael Liba

Peter Michael Liba, broadcaster, philanthropist, lieutenant governor (b at Winnipeg, Man, 1940) A life-long Manitoban, Liba was raised and educated in Winnipeg. He started his professional career as a journalist in 1957 with The Daily Graphic in Portage la Prairie and The Neepawa Press.

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Jan Hambourg

Jan Hambourg. Violinist, b Voronezh, Russia, 27 Aug (Julian Calendar, 8 Sep) 1882, d Tours, France, 29 Sep 1947. He studied with Émile Sauret and August Wilhelmj in London, Hugo Heermann in Frankfurt, Otakar Ševčík in Prague, and Eugène Ysaÿe in Belgium.

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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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Robert Wakeham Pilot

Robert Wakeham Pilot, painter (b at St John's 9 Oct 1898; d at Montréal 17 Dec 1967), stepson of painter Maurice CULLEN. Pilot's best pictures are moody views of the St Lawrence River, such as Quebec from Levis, and seascapes of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

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Shauna Rolston

Recognized for her brilliant technique and onstage intensity, Shauna Rolston has a wide-ranging repertoire. A champion of contemporary music, she has given numerous premieres of works by contemporary composers, many written especially for her.

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James Stark

James (Arthur) Stark. Musicologist, tenor, b Minneapolis 11 Jun 1938, naturalized Canadian 1968; BA (Minnesota) 1960, M MUS (Toronto) 1967, PH D (Toronto) 1973. He studied with Roy Schuessler in Minnesota, and Aksel Schiøtz in Toronto.

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Catherine Young

Catherine M. (Marie) (b McFadden) Young. Singer, teacher, b Clearfield, Pennsylvania, 1931; M MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1960. Young gave many solo and oratorio performances, and became head of the voice department at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in 1971.