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Percival Price

 Frank Percival Price, carillonneur, campanologist, composer (b at Toronto 7 Oct 1901; d at Ann Arbor, Mich 10 Oct 1985).

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Mark George Prent

Mark George Prent, sculptor (b at Lodz, Poland 23 Dec 1947, Canadian citizen 1948). Prent works with plastics such as polyster resin, fibreglass and found objects and occasionally bronze. His works are extremely realistic and frequently feature motion or sound.

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Jean-Baptiste Roy-Audy

Jean-Baptiste Roy-Audy, painter (b at Québec C 15 Nov 1778; d at Trois-Rivières c 1848). Basically self-taught, he began his career as a painter of signs, vehicles and coats of arms in 1809, after working as a

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Ginette Reno

In 1972 Reno won first prize for performance at the Tokyo International Song Festival with Les Reed's "I Can't Let You Walk Out of My Life.

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David Rabinowitch

David Rabinowitch, sculptor (b at Toronto 6 Mar 1943). Like his twin brother Royden RABINOWITCH, he first came to national attention as a member of the artistic community in London, Ontario, around Greg CURNOE, celebrated in the National Gallery of Canada's exhibition, The Heart of London (1968).

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Harry Gulkin

Harry Gulkin, film producer, administrator (born 14 November 1927 in Montréal, QC). Charming and mischievously witty, Harry Gulkin is a successful film producer and an influential figure in the Québec film industry.

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René Richard

René Richard, artist, painter (b at La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switz 1 Dec 1895; d at Baie-St-Paul, Qué 31 Mar 1982). His family immigrated to Canada and settled in Cold Lake, Alta. He became a trapper to earn enough money to carry out his great dream of becoming an artist.

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Reid Bryce Anderson

Anderson resettled in Canada in 1986 and in 1987 became first co-artistic director and then sole director of BALLET BRITISH COLUMBIA. During his 2-year tenure, Anderson helped give the company a more defined, contemporary image and established its national reputation.

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William Raphael

William Raphael, painter (b in W Prussia in 1833; d 15 Mar 1914 at Montréal, Qué). A graduate of the Berlin School of Art, Raphael came to Canada in 1860, becoming well known for his painting of the Montréal harbour and market life.

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Stéphane Lemelin

Stéphane Lemelin has since distinguished himself with a broad range of talents, earning recognition as a performer, university professor, and artistic director.

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Gloria Sawai

Gloria Ruth Sawai (née Ostrem), writer, teacher (b at Minnesota, US 20 Dec 1932; d at Edmonton, 20 Jul 2011). Sawai moved to Canada as an infant and grew up in Admiral, Sask, Preeceville, Sask, and Ryley, Alta, where her father was a Lutheran pastor.

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Zoe Whittall

Zoe Whittall, novelist, poet, journalist (b at South Durham, Que 16 Feb 1976). After growing up on a sheep farm in the rural Eastern Townships of Québec, Zoe Whittall moved to Montréal at age 18 to attend Dawson College and begin her writing career.

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Céline Marier

Céline (also known as Célina, Célinie, Célanie) Marier. Soprano, teacher, b Montreal 17 May 1871?, d there 4 May 1940.

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Barbara Gowdy

Barbara Gowdy, novelist, short-story writer (b at Windsor, Ont 25 Jun 1950). Barbara Gowdy grew up in Don Mills, a Toronto suburb, and attended York University and the Royal Conservatory of Music.

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Léon Bernier

Léon Bernier. Pianist, accompanist, conductor, arranger, composer, teacher, born Hull, Que, 6 Sep 1936; died at Longueuil, 11 October 2011; premier prix piano (CMQ) 1954. He studied with Hélène Landry at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec (CMQ).