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Judith Crawley

Judith Crawley, "Judy," film producer, director, scriptwriter (b at Ottawa 21 Apr 1914; d there 15 Sept 1986). She was close collaborator and wife of Frank "Budge"CRAWLEY, and her contribution to their company was extensive throughout its history.

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George Dunning

George Dunning, animator (b at Toronto 17 Nov 1920; d at London, UK 15 Feb 1979). George Dunning studied at the Ontario Art College and in 1943 went to work for the NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA (NFB). During his short time with the NFB - he left in 1947 - he displayed a strong, individual talent.

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Harold Foster

Harold Foster, artist, author (b at Halifax 16 Aug 1892; d at Spring Hill, Fla 28 July 1982). Father of the adventure comic strip, Foster crossed Halifax harbour on a 12-foot (3.

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Constance Lindsay Skinner

Constance Lindsay Skinner, writer, editor, journalist (born at Quesnel, British Columbia 7 Dec 1877; died at New York, NY 27 Mar 1939). Born in rural British Columbia, Constance Lindsay Skinner moved to Vancouver in 1891.

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John M Whyte

John M. (Marchant) Whyte. Evangelist, hymn writer, singer, b Paris, Canada West (Ontario), 8 Jun 1850, d Toronto 17 Mar 1927. He studied at the University of Toronto and devoted himself to evangelistic and temperance work.

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Albert Greer

Albert Greer. Tenor, choir conductor, teacher, b Toronto 23 Feb 1937; BA (Toronto) 1960, ARCT Gold Medal 1964. He studied with Aksel Schiøtz at the University of Toronto and was a member 1956-60 and 1964-7 of the Festival Singers.

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W. Ray Stephens

W. (William) Ray (Raymond) Stephens. Music publisher, tubist, bassist, b Caerphilly, England, 12 Jan 1916. He studied music at the TCM (now RCMT) and for tenor years served as a military band musician.

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Toronto Oratorio Society

The Toronto Oratorio Society. One of several large choirs in early 20th-century Toronto. It was founded in 1910 and survived 15 years despite a period of inactivity 1912-14. It was an outgrowth of the choir at the Jarvis St Baptist Church, where its conductor, Edward Broome, was organist.

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Paul-Émile Talbot

Paul-Émile Talbot. Organist, teacher, b Quebec City 1 Sep 1934, d there 27 Apr 1986; lauréat piano (Laval) 1951, BA (Laval) 1955, Diplôme d'études supérieures in Gregorian chant (Laval) 1958, premier prix organ (CMQ) 1960.

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F.H. Torrington

F.H. (Frederick Herbert) Torrington. Conductor, organist, violinist, teacher, administrator, b Dudley, near Birmingham, 20 Oct 1837, d Toronto 20 Nov 1917; honorary D MUS (Toronto) 1902.

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Donald Thomson

Donald (Clifford) Thomson. Harpsichordist, pianist, organist, b Portneuf (west of Quebec City) 18 Aug 1934, d Quebec City, 6 Aug 1984.

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John Bach

John (Sebastian Peter) Bach. Teacher, performer, conductor, b Winnipeg 30 Jul 1908; LRAM 1930, ARCM 1931, ARAM 1943.

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Domenic Troiano

Domenic (Michaele Antonio) Troiano. Guitarist, composer, singer, b Modugno, Italy, 17 Jan 1946, d 25 May 2005 at Toronto. Troiano became a naturalized Canadian in 1955 and was raised in Toronto.

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Paul Woodford

Paul (Gerard) Woodford. Historian, teacher, conductor, b St John's, Nfld, 6 Apr 1955; B MUS music education (Toronto) 1977, B ED (Toronto) 1978, M MUS music education (Western) 1983.

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Reginald Barrow

Reginald (Herbert) Barrow. B London 12 Apr 1907, d Toronto 10 Dec 1973. He studied in Toronto with his father, Herbert, and in England with Aubrey Brain. In 1927 he joined the TSO, succeeding his father as principal for one year in 1933 and continuing with the orchestra until 1958.

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David Zafer

David Anthony Zafer, teacher, violinist, conductor (born 2 April 1934 in London, England; died 20 April 2019 in Toronto, ON); naturalized Canadian 1973.