Search for ""

Displaying 1281-1300 of 5824 results
Article

Michael Century

Michael (Louis) Century. Composer, pianist, conductor, musicologist, administrator, b Salt Lake City, Ut, 24 Jul 1955; ARCT 1975, BA (Toronto) 1976, Degré moyen (Sorbonne) 1977, MA musicology (Berkeley) 1979, MA conducting (Iowa) 1983. His family moved to Canada when he was 5.

Article

Louis Chartier

Louis Chartier. Baritone, teacher, fl 1914-30. In 1914 he was one of the students at the La Palme-Issaurel studio. He was a soloist at Notre-Dame Church in Montreal, and he gave a concert with Hercule Lavoie in Verdun, near Montreal.

Article

Odette de Foras

Odette de Foras. Soprano, teacher, b Savoie, France, ca 1895, d Calgary 31 Dec 1976 or 1 Jan 1977. She spent her youth in Paris and at the Château de Thuyset, near Lake Geneva. With her family, she settled ca 1903 in High River, south of Calgary.

Article

Antoine Bouchard

Antoine Rodrigue Albert Bouchard, organist, teacher, composer (born 22 March 1932 in St-Philippe-de-Néri, QC; died 21 October 2015 in Sainte-Claire, QC). Antoine Bouchard was an authority on organs and organ music. He performed as an organist in the United States, France, and particularly in eastern and central Canada. He taught organ at Université Laval from 1961 to 1997 and served as director of the School of Music there from 1977 to 1980. He was a founding member of the Amis de l'orgue de Québec and became a board member of the Canadian Music Council in 1978.

Article

Paul Cadrin

Paul Cadrin. Teacher, musicologist, choir conductor, b Montreal 14 Oct 1943; MA theory (McGill) 1979, PH D musicology (British Columbia) 1986. One of the first graduates of the specialized theory program at McGill University, he began to teach at Laval University in 1974.

Article

Choeur Kattialine

Choeur Kattialine. Choir founded in 1962 in Montreal by its conductor, Jean-François Sénart. Made up of some 30 young amateurs, it made its name in a repertoire of Renaissance madrigals and motets and of folksongs of all countries. The name Kattialine is the Basque equivalent of Catherine.

Article

Jean Carignan

In his mid-teens Carignan joined George Wade and his Toronto oldtime band, the Cornhuskers. He played violin and occasionally clarinet and saxophone for about five years and participated in the Cornhuskers Victor recordings.

Article

Victoria Cartier

Victoria (Prudença Victorine) Cartier. Pianist, organist, teacher, b Sorel, Que, 4 Apr 1867, d Montreal 1 Jan 1955. She was a niece of Sir George-Étienne Cartier.

Article

Josèphe Colle

Josèphe Colle. Soprano, teacher, b Nancy, France, 24 Aug 1929, naturalized Canadian 1958; BA, psychology (Montreal) 1955; premier prix, analysis and musical aesthetics (Cons national, Paris) 1956.

Article

Louis Waizman

Waizman, (Waizmann), Louis (Ludwig). Composer, arranger, librarian, teacher, violist, trombonist, pianist, b Salzburg 6 Nov 1863, d Toronto 24 Aug 1951.

Article

Barbara Collier

Barbara (Jean) Collier. Soprano, b Stratford, Ont, 27 Feb 1940; ARCT 1959, BA anthropology (Trinity, Toronto) 1962. She studied voice 1956-9 with Gordon D.

Article

Émile Gour

Émile Gour. Tenor, choirmaster, b L'Assomption, near Montreal, 21 Apr 1893, d Montreal 24 Sep 1970. He studied piano and harmony with Alphonse Lavallée-Smith and voice with Salvator Issaurel 1915-22. While pursuing a career as a singer he remained in the employ of the Canadian postal service.

Article

Margaret Miller Brown

Margaret Miller Brown. Pianist, teacher, b Owen Sound, Ont, 22 Apr 1903, d there 15 Feb 1970. Born into a musical family, she studied in her hometown, in Toronto with Frank Welsman and Mona Bates, and in New York with Ernest Hutcheson.

Article

Francis Chaplin

Francis (Eugene) Chaplin. Violinist, teacher, b Newcastle, NB, 30 Dec 1927, d Brandon, Man, 3 Dec 1993; Artist Diploma (Juilliard) 1950, Graduate Diploma (Juilliard) 1951, honorary D MUS (Mt Allison) 1974.

Article

Robert Bauer

Robert (Paul) Bauer. Composer, guitarist, b Welland, Ont, 24 Jan 1950; B MUS (Toronto) 1972. In Port Colborne, Ont he studied with Norma Kowalchuk (guitar) and Mark Fairchild (saxophone), and played electric guitar in a dance band and saxophone in high school and community bands.

Article

André Luc Desjardins

Desjardins, André Luc. Composer, arranger, b Lévis, near Quebec City, 12 Feb 1955; M MUS electroacoustics (Montreal) 1987. He studied with Pierick Houdy, Armando Santiago, Yves Daoust and Marcelle Deschênes.