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John Cullen Nugent

John Cullen Nugent, sculptor, educator (b at Montréal 5 Jan 1921). Studies at St John's University (Collegeville, Minn) exposed him to liberal ideals and the postwar Catholic renewal in the arts.

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Frederick John Niven

Frederick John Niven, journalist, novelist (b at Valparaiso, Chile 31 Mar 1878; d at Vancouver 30 Jan 1944). Niven is best known for his novels of Scotland and Scots in Canada. Raised and educated in Scotland, Niven wrote about Canada for British papers after an 1899-1900 trip to BC.

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William McFarlane Notman

William McFarlane Notman, photographer (b at Montréal 1 Nov 1857; d there 1 May 1913). At age 15 he started to work for his father, photographer William NOTMAN, and was made a partner in the business at about age 25. His

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Philip Henry Surrey

Philip Henry Surrey, painter (b at Calgary 8 Oct 1910; d at Montréal 7 May 1990). He studied at the Winnipeg School of Art (1926-27), with Fred VARLEY in Vancouver, and at the Art Students League, New York (1936).

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GIMEL

GIMEL (Groupe d'interprétation de musique électroacoustique de Laval).

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David McGimpsey

David McGimpsey, poet, writer, cultural critic, professor, editor, stand-up comedian, musician (born at Montreal, PQ 28 Jan 1962).

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Boyd Neel

Louis Boyd Neel, OC, CBE, conductor, administrator, lecturer, writer, surgeon (born 19 July 1905 in Blackheath, London, England; died 30 September 1981 in Toronto, ON).

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Percy Erskine Nobbs

Raised in St. Petersburg, Russia, but educated in Scotland, where he received an MA in Arts (1896) from Edinburgh University, Nobbs became an early articled pupil of the Scottish Arts and Crafts architect, Robert Lorimer.

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Brian Moore

Brian Moore, writer, journalist (b at Belfast, N Ire 25 Aug 1921; d at Malibu, Cal 10 Jan 1999). Twice winner of the Governor General's Award for fiction, Brian Moore was one of the most accomplished and venturesome of 20th-century novelists.

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James Wilson Morrice

 James Wilson Morrice, painter (b at Montréal 10 Aug 1865; d at Tunis, Tunisia 23 Jan 1924). Morrice was one of the earliest Canadian modernist painters and the first Canadian to achieve widespread acceptance abroad.

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Dora Mavor Moore

Dora Mavor Moore, actress, teacher (b at Glasgow, Scot 8 Apr 1888; d at Toronto 15 May 1979). After studying elocution at Toronto's Margaret Eaton School of Expression, she became the first Canadian to graduate from London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

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Mary Louise Morrison

Mary Louise Morrison, soprano (b at Winnipeg 9 Nov 1926). Studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music brought Morrison to Toronto, where she began her career as an opera singer, appearing with the Canadian Opera Co and on the CBC.

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Joseph Vézina

Joseph Vézina, conductor, organist, choirmaster, teacher, composer, music dealer, publisher (b at Québec City 11 Jun 1849; d there 5 Oct 1924).

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Paul Dolden

Created almost exclusively in his private recording studio, Dolden's music is extremely dense in texture.

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Luc Plamondon

Luc Plamondon, lyricist (b at Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf, Qué 2 Mar 1945). His studies included piano, theatre, pedagogy, and letters, leading to advanced degree work in French literature, art history, and to a graduate degree in English from the West London College.