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José Evangelista

José Evangelista. Composer, teacher, b Valencia, Spain, 5 Aug 1943; premier prix composition (Valencia Cons) 1967, L SC physics (Valencia) 1967, M MUS composition (Montreal) 1973, D MUS composition (McGill) 1984.

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Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash, writer, journalist, translator (b at Edmonton 2 Sept 1944). Born and raised in Edmonton, Alta, Myrna Kostash studied at the Universities of Alberta and Washington and received her BA from the University of Alberta in 1965.

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Donald Hadfield

Donald (James Fletcher) Hadfield. Organist-choirmaster, b Winnipeg 23 Oct 1931, d there 18 Jan 2005; ARCM 1950, BA (St John's College) 1957, B PED (Manitoba) 1958. He studied organ 1946-53 with Douglas Bodle and Hugh Bancroft .

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Dembeck String Quartet

Dembeck String Quartet. Toronto group active 1950-61 under the leadership of the violinist John Dembeck. The members were Dembeck and Stanley Kolt (violins), Robert Warburton (viola), and Cornelius Ysselstyn (cello).

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Isabelle Papineau-Couture

Isabelle Papineau-Couture (b Baudoin). Freelancer, author, b Montreal 6 Jul 1918, d there 22 Oct 1987; BA (Montreal) 1938. She married Jean Papineau-Couture in 1944. From 1953 to 1968 she was responsible for managing sales and fund raisings at the Société de musique canadienne.

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Kraus, Greta

Greta Kraus. Harpsichordist, pianist, accompanist, teacher, b Vienna 3 Aug 1907, naturalized Canadian 1944, d Toronto, 30 Mar 1998. She entered the Vienna Academy of Music in 1923 and received a Music Teacher's Diploma in 1930.

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Eric McLean

Eric (Donald) McLean. Critic, historian, pianist, b Montreal 25 Sep 1919, d there 19 Aug 2002; honorary LL D (Concordia) 1995.

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Joseph-Élie Savaria

Joseph-Élie Savaria. Organist, teacher, b Lachine, near Montreal, 16 Dec 1886, d Montreal 4 Oct 1973; lauréat (AMQ) 1903. He studied piano, solfège, and harmony with Jean-Noël Charbonneau.

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Ranald Shean

Ranald Shean. Violinist, teacher, conductor, b Edmonton 6 May 1914; d 12 Apr 1997. Ranald Shean took violin lessons in Edmonton with Percy Humphrey, followed by study in Vancouver in the 1930s with Gregori Garbovitsky.

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Myke Roy

Roy, Myke. Composer, recording engineer, b Trois-Rivières, Que, 2 Jul 1950; B MUS composition (Montreal) 1975, M MUS composition (Montreal) 1980, D MUS composition (Montreal) 1989.

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Jules Martel

Jules Martel. Choir conductor, musicologist, historian, editor, b Acton Vale, near St-Hyacinthe, Que, 23 Feb 1905, d Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Que, 8 May 1981; honorary D MUS (Ottawa) 1974.

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Ruth Rubin

Ruth (b Rivkah) Rubin (b Rosenblatt). Folksinger, ethnomusicologist, collector, b Montreal 1 Sep 1906. Born to Jewish parents who had immigrated to Canada from Russia, she sang during her youth in Montreal but only began to study seriously after she moved to New York in the 1920s.

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Pierre Ayot

Pierre Ayot, engraver and multidisciplinary artist (b at Montréal 26 Jun 1943; d at Saint-Jean-de-Matha, Qc 2 May 1995). He studied engraving with Albert Dumouchel at Montréal's École des Beaux-arts, where he began teaching in 1963.

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Paul Théberge

Théberge, Paul. Composer, teacher, b Brunswick, Me, 26 Sep 1953, naturalized Canadian 1989; BA (Dalhousie) 1976, MA (Concordia) 1987. He moved to Canada in 1971.