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Franz Johnston

Francis Hans Johnston (called Frank, and later Franz), painter (born 19 June 1888 in Toronto, ON; died 9 July 1949 in Toronto).

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Minna Keene

Minna Keene, née Bergman, photographer (b at Arolsen, Germany 5 Apr 1861; d at Oakville, Ont Nov 1943). A self-taught photographer, she was a member of the London Salon, a society devoted to the promotion of pictorial photography.

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Caroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson, writer and educator (born at Edmonton, AB 9 Sept. 1963). While Caroline Adderson studied education at the UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA her creative writing professor suggested she dedicate a year to writing after graduation.

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Harry Upperton Knight

Harry Upperton Knight, photographer (b at Tillington, Eng 6 July 1873; d at Victoria 28 Dec 1973). After operating a PHOTOGRAPHY studio in Cranleigh, Eng, Knight immigrated to Canada in 1910. He sold real estate in Vancouver, and in 1917 he established a studio in Victoria.

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Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley, OC, actor, director, writer, producer (born 8 January 1979 in Toronto, ON). One of Canada's most talented and well-known actors, Sarah Polley is also an acclaimed director and a committed political activist.

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Morris Koffman

Moe Koffman subsequently became a major figure in Toronto's jazz, studio and theatrical worlds as a player and a contractor.

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Carl Frederick Klinck

Carl Frederick Klinck, literary historian, educator (b at Elmira, Ont 24 Mar 1908; d at London, Ont 22 Oct 1990). Klinck helped make CANADIAN STUDIES a central part of the curriculum: his Canadian Anthology (edited with R.E.

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Learned Societies

Learned Societies, a term applied in Canada to the large group of scholarly organizations that hold conferences annually from late May to mid-June at a different university location each year.

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Paul Le Jeune

Paul Le Jeune, Jesuit missionary and superior at Québec, author (b at Vitry-le-François, France July 1591; d at Paris, France 7 Aug 1664). Converted to Catholicism at 16, Le Jeune was named superior of the Jesuits at Québec in 1632.

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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.