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Louis Muhlstock

Louis Muhlstock, painter (b at Narajow, Poland 23 Apr 1904, d at Montréal 26 Aug 2001), best known as a painter of the Depression. Muhlstock came to Montréal in 1911 and worked for his family's fruit-importing firm.

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Walter Edgar Harris

Walter Edgar Harris, analytical chemist, professor (born at Wetaskiwin, Alta 9 June 1915; Died at Edmonton, 20 Oct 2011). A recognized leader in the development of teaching and research in analytical chemistry in Canada, Harris studied chemistry at the University of Alberta and Minnesota.

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Lorraine Monk

Lorraine Monk, née Spurrell, photography curator, author (b at Montréal). She was educated at McGill (BA, MA).

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Clara Morris

Clara Morris, stage name of Clara Morrison, née La Montagne, actress, author (b at Toronto 17 Mar c 1848; d at New Canaan, Conn 20 Nov 1925), dubbed "the Queen of Melodrama" for her ability to move an audience to tears.

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Émile Ollivier

Émile Ollivier, author (b at Port-au-Prince Haïti 1940; d at Montréal 10 Nov 2002). He studied at the Lycée in Port-au-Prince, then at the École normale supérieure, where he was working on a degree in philosophy (1962).

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Mavor Moore

James Mavor Moore, OC, OBC, writer, composer, producer, director, actor, administrator, critic, educator (born 8 March 1919 in Toronto, ON; died 18 December 2006 in Victoria, BC).

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Dodi Protero

Dodi (Dorothy Ann) Protero (b MacGregor, adopted McIlraith). Soprano, teacher born Toronto 13 Mar 1933, died New York, NY, 22 Apr 2007. While a pupil 1949-59 of James Rosselino she sang during the early 1950s in the Rosselino Opera's production of La Traviata.

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Joseph-Alfred Mousseau

Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, lawyer, journalist, writer, politician, judge, premier of Québec 1882-84 (b at Berthier-en-Haut, LC 18 July 1838; d at Montréal 30 Mar 1886). Mousseau was admitted to the bar in 1860 and practised civil and criminal law for 20 years, becoming QC in 1873.

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Martha Ostenso

Martha Ostenso, novelist (b near Bergen, Norway 6 Sept 1900; d at Seattle, Wash 1963). Ostenso's family immigrated to the midwestern US in 1902, then to Brandon, Manitoba, and later to Winnipeg, where Ostenso completed high school.

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Paulette Jiles

Paulette Jiles, poet, novelist, playwright, journalist (b at Salem, Mo 1943). A graduate, in Spanish literature, of the University of Illinois, Paulette Jiles came to Canada in 1969.