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Dennis Lee

Dennis Beynon Lee, teacher, editor, critic, poet (b at Toronto 31 Aug 1939). A graduate in English from U of T (BA 1962, MA 1965), Lee has taught or served as writer-in-residence for various universities.

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Hugh Hornby Langton

Hugh Hornby Langton, librarian, editor, historian, translator (b at Québec C 29 Aug 1862; d at Toronto 30 Sept 1953), son of John LANGTON. Educated at the University of Toronto, he was the first full-time registrar of the university 1887-92 and its librarian 1892-1923.

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Gary Kulesha

Gary Kulesha, composer, arranger, conductor, pianist (b at Toronto 22 Aug 1954). Gary Kulesha studied piano, theory and composition with William G.

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Margot Kidder

Margaret Ruth Kidder, actor (born 17 October 1948 in Yellowknife, NWT 17; died 13 May 2018 in Livingston, Montana). Margot Kidder's family moved frequently when she was a child, due to her father's work as a mining engineer. Finally she was placed in a boarding school, Magee Secondary in Vancouver, to complete her education.

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Amulette Garneau

Amulette Garneau, born Huguette Laurendeau, actor (b at Montréal 11 Aug 1928, d there 7 Nov 2008). A discreet and humble personality, this wonderful actor nevertheless had a brilliant career on Québec screens and stages for nearly 50 years.

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Will Ogilvie

Will Ogilvie, painter (b at Stutterheim, S Africa 30 Mar 1901; d at Toronto 30 Aug 1989). The first official Canadian war artist (appointed January 1943), Will Ogilvie painted many of his war works under fire, for which he was awarded the OBE. In Johannesburg, Ogilvie studied with Erich Mayer.

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David McFadden

David William McFadden, poet, novelist (born 11 October 1940 in Hamilton, ON; died 6 June 2018 in Toronto, ON). Winner of the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize, David McFadden wrote more than 20 books of poetry, three novels and several travel books.

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George Martell Miller

George Martell Miller, architect (b at Port Hope, Canada W 1855; d at Toronto 17 Apr 1933). Designer of many fine neoclassical structures in Toronto, he came to the city in the early 1880s, taught at the Mechanics' Institute and began to practise architecture in 1885.

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Claire Martin

Claire Martin, pseudonym of Claire Montreuil (b at Québec C 18 Apr 1914). She studied with the Ursulines (in Québec City) and the Dames de la Congrégation (in BEAUPORT). She won the Prix du Cercle du livre de France (1958) for her first book, a collection of short stories called Avec ou sans amour.

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Eli Mandel

Eli Mandel, poet, essayist, anthologist (b at Estevan, Sask 3 Dec 1922; d at Toronto, Ont 3 Sept 1992). Born to Russian-Jewish parents who had emigrated from Ukraine in their early teens, Mandel was raised on the Prairies during the Depression.

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Graham Greene

Graham Greene, actor (b at Six Nations Reserve, Brantford, Ont 22 June 1952). Graham Greene is one of the most respected First Nations actors of his generation.

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Tom Marshall

Tom Marshall, poet, critic (b at Niagara Falls, Ont 9 Apr 1938). With David HELWIG, Marshall was at the centre of a group of writers active in Kingston, Ontario, where he began teaching at Queen's University in 1964.

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Arthur Leblanc

Leblanc, (Le Blanc, Leblanc), (Joseph) Arthur. Violinist, composer, born St-Anselme, near Moncton, NB, 18 Aug 1906, died Quebec City 19 Mar 1985; honorary D MUS (Moncton) 1982.

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Eunice Macaulay

Eunice Macaulay, animator, producer (born in England 1923). Eunice Macauley began her animation career when a Christmas card she created for fun landed her a job as a tracer at Gaumont British Animation in 1948.

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J. E. H. MacDonald

James Edward Hervey MacDonald, painter (b at Durham, Eng 12 May 1873; d at Toronto 26 Nov 1932). Among the Group of Seven, of which he was a founder, J.E.H.

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Norman McLaren

Constantly innovative, McLaren tried techniques such as drawings scratched directly on film, cutout animation, painting directly on film, etc.