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Mary Lou Fallis

Mary Louise Fallis, CM, soprano, teacher, comedian, writer (born 22 April 1948 in Toronto, ON). Mary Lou Fallis has performed internationally in dramatic opera and as a classical singer but is best known for her comedic theatre works.

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Don Francks

Don Harvey Francks. Singer, actor (born 28 February 1932 in Burnaby, BC; died 3 April 2016 in Toronto, ON).

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William Townsend

William Townsend, painter (b at London, Eng 23 Feb 1909; d at Banff, Alta 4 July 1973). He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London (1926-30) and then worked in England as a painter and book illustrator.

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Yves Trudeau

Yves Trudeau, sculptor (b at Montréal 3 Dec 1930). He studied at the École des beaux-arts in Montréal. Moving from stylized bronze spiral figures in the late 1950s, Trudeau's "iron and wood" creations of the 1960s became highly charged with symbolism.

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Morley Torgov

Morley Torgov, novelist, short story writer (b at Sault Ste Marie, Ont 3 Dec 1927). Torgov was educated at the University of Toronto (BA 1950), received his LLB from Osgoode Hall, and was called to the bar in 1954. While practising law in Toronto during the 1960s, he turned to writing.

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Jimmy Davidson

Jimmy (James Douglas) Davidson, "Trump" after ca 1936. Cornetist, singer, arranger, b Sudbury, Ont, 26 Nov 1908, d there 2 May 1978.

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William Dichmont

William Dichmont. Pianist, organist, violinist, teacher, conductor, composer, b Accrington, Lancashire, England, 3 Feb 1882, d Vancouver 17 Jul 1943. He studied piano and violin with Gerhard Kuhnel and later attended the Manchester School of Music.

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Ginette Bellavance

Ginette Bellavance. Composer, radio and TV host, singer,b Lévis, near Quebec City, 30 Jun 1946; BA (Montreal) 1966, L MUS (Montreal) 1971. She studied music at the University of Montreal, where her composition teacher was Serge Garant.

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Frederick Horsman Varley

Frederick Horsman Varley, painter (b at Sheffield, Eng 2 Jan 1881; d at Toronto 8 Sept 1969). In early life he spent much time in the English countryside and became intensely spiritual, finding God in nature, not in the church.

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Frederick Arthur Verner

Frederick Arthur Verner, painter (b at Hammondsville [later Sheridan], UC 26 Feb 1836; d at London, Eng 16 May 1928). After study at Heatherly's Art School, London, in 1856, Verner enlisted in the 3rd West York Regiment. On his

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Dorothy Elsie Knowles

An important exhibition of her work was organized by the Edmonton Art Gallery in 1983, followed by exhibitions at Canada House in London and Paris, the Chicago and Los Angeles art fairs, and n Vancouver in 1987.

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Jean Vallerand

Jean Vallerand, composer, critic, administrator, teacher, violinist (b at Montréal 24 Dec 1915; d at Montréal 24 Jun 1994). His career as a critic began on Le Canada in 1941, followed by Montréal-Matin, LE

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Linda Griffiths

Linda Pauline Griffiths, actress, producer, writer (born 7 October 1953 in Montréal, QC; died 21 September 2014 in Toronto, ON).

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Guillaume Côté

Guillaume Côté, dancer, choreographer, composer (born at Lac St-Jean, Que 17 Sept 1981). Guillaume Côté is a ballet dancer respected internationally for his outstanding musicality, technique and dramatic interpretation.

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Arnold Walter

Arnold Maria Walter, OC, musicologist, educator, administrator (born 30 August 1902 in Hannsdorf (Hanušovice), Moravia; died 6 October 1973 in Toronto, ON).

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John Vanderpant

John Vanderpant, photographer (b Jan van der Pant at Alkmaar, Netherlands 11 Jan 1884; d at Vancouver 24 July 1939). A major influence on Canadian photography in the 1920s and 1930s, he established a distinctive style that