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Austin Clarkson

(George) Austin (Elliott) Clarkson. Musicologist, administrator, b London 9 Aug 1932, naturalized Canadian 1940; BA science (Toronto) 1953, MA (ESM Rochester) 1955, PH D (Columbia) 1970.

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ARC Ensemble

Created in 2002 and directed by Simon Wynberg, the ensemble consists of eight musicians expanded as needed with GGS students and guest artists.

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Jean Cousineau

Jean Bernard Cousineau, violinist, educator, composer (born 6 November 1937 in Montréal, QC; died 4 April 2013 in Montréal). Violinist Jean Cousineau was an influential music educator and composer.

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Kashtin

Kashtin. Popular Montagnais duo - the singer-songwriters and guitarists Florent Vollant (b Maliotenam, near Sept Îles, Que, 10 Aug 1959) and Claude McKenzie (b Schefferville, Que, 11 Mar 1967). Kashtin means 'tornado' in the Montagnais' Innu aimun language.

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CANO

CANO. Franco-Ontarian folk-pop collective, active 1975-85. The founding musicians were members of the Coopérative des artistes du Nouvel Ontario (CANO), an agricultural and artistic commune established in Sudbury in 1970.

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Chamber Players of Toronto

The Chamber Players of Toronto. A 15-piece string ensemble, formed in 1968 by the players themselves and directed until 1977 from the first chair by the violinist Victor Martin (b Elne, France, of Spanish parents, 24 Sep 1940; a pupil of Antonio Arias, Lorand Fenyves, and Max Rostal).

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Francis Coleman

Francis Arthur Coleman, television producer, administrator, conductor, writer (born 12 January 1924 in Montréal, QC; died 10 April 2008 in London, England).

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Arthur Collingwood

Arthur Collingwood. Educator, conductor, organist, composer, b Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 24 Nov 1880, d Montreal 22 Jan 1952; FRCO, honorary FTCL. He studied piano with Claude Pollard and Tobias Matthay, organ with W.H. Garland and Kendrick Pyne, and theory with Charles Pearce and Ebenezer Prout.

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Edwin Collins

Edwin (Alec) Collins. Organist, choirmaster, composer, teacher, b Debenham, Suffolk, England, 25 Apr 1893; FRCO 1911, B MUS (Cambridge) 1923, MA (Cambridge) 1923. In 1911 he became assistant organist-choirmaster of Ely Cathedral.

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Giuseppe Carboni

Giuseppe (Angelo) Carboni. Teacher, composer, b Venice 1866 (1857 according to Towers' Dictionary-Catalogue of Operas and Operettas ) d Toronto 9 Feb 1934.

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Réjane Cardinal

Réjane Cardinal. Mezzo-soprano, (Montreal 25 Dec 1926 - Montreal, June 11, 2000). She took private lessons from Roger Filiatrault (1941-43) and then studied with him for five years at the École supérieure de musique d'Outremont (École Vincent-d'Indy).

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Harry Hibbs

Harry (Henry Thomas Joseph) Hibbs. Singer-songwriter, accordionist, b Bell Island, Nfld, 1942, d Toronto 21 Dec 1989. His father, who worked in the Bell Island iron mines, was a fiddler. The younger Hibbs played button accordion as a boy. He moved to Toronto in 1961 and worked in various factories.

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Eva Clare

Eva Clare. Pianist, teacher, b Neepawa, Man, 1884, d Winnipeg 29 Mar 1961. She studied piano in Winnipeg, for five years in Berlin with Madame Varet-Stepanoff and Josef Lhévinne, and during World War I in New York with Ernest Hutcheson and Howard Brockway.

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Octave Chatillon

Octave Chatillon. Violinist, pianist, organist, composer, playwright, b Quebec City 12 Apr 1831, d Nicolet, near Trois-Rivières, Que, 18 Jan 1906. He took his academic studies at the Séminaire de Québec while also studying music, probably with Antoine Dessane.

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Augustin Lavallée

(Jean-Baptiste André) Augustin Lavallée, (Pâquet dit Lavallée). Luthier, bandmaster, teacher, music dealer, b Verchères, Lower Canada (Quebec), 1816, d Montreal 15 Feb 1903.

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Four the Moment

Four the Moment, was an a cappella quartet formed in 1981 in Halifax by Delvina and Kim Bernard, Jackie Barkley, and Deanna Sparks.