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Gillis Philip Purcell

Gillis Philip Purcell, journalist (b at Brandon, Man 25 Nov 1904; d at Toronto 16 Nov 1987), educated at University of Manitoba and University of Toronto. He was general manager of CANADIAN PRESS from 1945 to 1969, having been No 2 man for 13 years before that.

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Pierre Granche

Pierre Granche, sculptor (b at Montréal 14 Mar 1948 - d there 30 Sep 1997). He was considered the main proponent of resurrecting concepts of public art in Québec.

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Kate Reid

Studies in New York with Uta Hagen led to Reid sharing the part of Martha with her teacher for matinee performances of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962). From this date she divided her time between the US and Canada.

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Al Razutis

Al Razutis, filmmaker, videographer, holographer (b at Bamberg, Germany 28 Apr 1946). Razutis moved to Vancouver from the US in 1968, following graduate studies in mathematical physics.

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Qaqaq Ashoona

Always considering himself a hunter rather than an artist, the simplicity and strength of Qaqa Ashoona's sculptures suggest a continuity between the animal, material, and spiritual worlds.

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John Richard Reppen

John Richard Reppen, "Jack," artist, painter (b at Toronto 17 July 1933; d there 2 June 1964). Studying design at the Ontario Coll of Art in the evening, he was a free-lance cartoonist for the Toronto Star 1952-64 and art director for the Prudential Insurance Co, Toronto, 1952-62.

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Victor Garber

In New York he became a regular on and off Broadway, establishing a singing/acting career in such productions as Deathtrap, Sweeney Todd and They're Playing Our Song. Victor Garber has been nominated 4 times for a Tony Award, for Damn Yankees, Lend Me a Tenor, Deathtrap and Little Me.

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Catherine Robbin

Rich in timbre and resonance, and remarkable for its evenness, focus and range, her voice has been compared to the great Janet Baker's and, by the early 1980s, had brought her to international prominence in the performance of baroque repertoire.

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Erika Ritter

Erika Ritter, playwright, essayist, broadcaster (b at Regina, Sask 26 Apr 1948). She was educated at McGill University (BA 1968) and the University of Toronto's Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama (MA 1970).

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Leslie Alan Reynolds

Leslie Alan Reynolds, sculptor (b at Edmonton 16 May 1947). Like many contemporary sculptors, Alan Reynolds works in a "constructivist" idiom. His initial work in wood was encouraged in 1973 by American sculptor Michael Steiner, whose influence suited Reynolds's personal vision.

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Dance Collection Danse

Dance Collection Danse is the publishing arm of Arts Inter-Media Canada, the name given in 1986 to a not-for-profit organization incorporated originally in Ontario in 1974 as 15 Dance Lab by Lawrence and Miriam ADAMS.

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Lars Jonson Haukaness

Lars Jonson Haukaness, painter, art educator (b at Folkedal, Norway 1862; d at Lake Louise, Alta 4 Sept 1929). Haukaness studied in Kristiania [Oslo] at the Royal Academy of Art (1882-85).

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Mike John Hoolboom

Of Dutch-Indonesian heritage, Hoolboom used his father's Super 8 camera to shoot much of his early work, in which he is fascinated with dismantling the mechanics of meaning: how language and narrative work, how physicality determines perception, how film itself conveys ideas.

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Harry Freedman

Harry Freedman (b Henryk Frydmann). Composer, english hornist, educator, b Lodz, Poland, 5 Apr 1922, naturalized Canadian 1932, d Toronto 16 Sep 2005.

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Russell Saunders

Russell Maurice Saunders, stuntman, acrobat (born at Winnipeg 21 May 1919; died at Los Angeles 29 May 2001). Russell Saunders was known as the king of Hollywood stuntmen.

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Louis-Amable Quévillon

Louis-Amable Quévillon, woodworker, sculptor, architect (b at St-Vincent-de-Paul [Laval, Qué] 14 Oct 1749; d there 11 Mar 1823). He began his career as a woodworker in St-Vincent-de-Paul in the early 1770s.