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Margaret Miller Brown

Margaret Miller Brown. Pianist, teacher, b Owen Sound, Ont, 22 Apr 1903, d there 15 Feb 1970. Born into a musical family, she studied in her hometown, in Toronto with Frank Welsman and Mona Bates, and in New York with Ernest Hutcheson.

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Francis Chaplin

Francis (Eugene) Chaplin. Violinist, teacher, b Newcastle, NB, 30 Dec 1927, d Brandon, Man, 3 Dec 1993; Artist Diploma (Juilliard) 1950, Graduate Diploma (Juilliard) 1951, honorary D MUS (Mt Allison) 1974.

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Robert Bauer

Robert (Paul) Bauer. Composer, guitarist, b Welland, Ont, 24 Jan 1950; B MUS (Toronto) 1972. In Port Colborne, Ont he studied with Norma Kowalchuk (guitar) and Mark Fairchild (saxophone), and played electric guitar in a dance band and saxophone in high school and community bands.

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André Luc Desjardins

Desjardins, André Luc. Composer, arranger, b Lévis, near Quebec City, 12 Feb 1955; M MUS electroacoustics (Montreal) 1987. He studied with Pierick Houdy, Armando Santiago, Yves Daoust and Marcelle Deschênes.

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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).