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Clermont Pépin

Clermont Pépin, composer, pianist, teacher, administrator (b at St-Georges-de-Beauce, Qué 15 May 1926). First taught composition by Claude CHAMPAGNE, Rosario Scalero and Arnold Walter, he won the 1949 Prix d'Europe as a pianist and studied composition, theory and piano in Paris.

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Alfred Pellan

Alfred Pellan, painter (born 16 May 1906 in Québec City, Québec; died 31 October 1988 in ​Laval). In the mid-1940s Pellan began illustrating poetry books and designed costumes and sets for the theatre. During this period he developed his mature style.

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Louise Bail Milot

Louise Bail Milot (b Bail). Musicologist, teacher, program animator, b Montreal 22 Sep 1942: BA (Montreal) 1963, B MUS (Montreal) 1966, M MUS piano (Montreal) 1967, M MUS musicology (Paris-Sorbonne) 1972.

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Alan Belkin

Alan Belkin. Composer, organist, teacher, b Montreal 5 Jul 1951; BA (Sir George Williams) 1972, M MA (McGill) 1978, DMA (Julliard) 1983. He first studied with Marvin Duchow (harmony, counterpoint, composition) and with Dom André Laberge (organ), then pursued his organ studies with Bernard Lagacé.

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Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke, architect (b at Toronto, Ont 31 Oct 1850; d there 2 Jan 1919). Burke contributed to Canadian architecture in three ways.

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Wolfgang Bottenberg

Wolfgang (Heinz Otto) Bottenberg. Composer, teacher, b Frankfurt-am-Main 9 May 1930, naturalized Canadian 1964; B MUS (Alberta) 1961, M MUS (Cincinnati) 1962, DMA composition (Cincinnati) 1970. He trained as a carpenter before entering the Jesuit order in 1952.

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Dalton Baker

Dalton Baker. Baritone, teacher, choir conductor, organist, b Merton, Surrey, England, 17 Oct 1879, d Vancouver 22 Mar 1970; ARAM 1903. He was a choirboy at All Saints, Margaret St, London, and a student at the RAM.

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John Carter

John Carter. Choir conductor, organist, b London 7 Jul 1832, d Port Dalhousie (St Catharines), Ont, 1916. He arrived in Canada ca 1853 and lived at first in Quebec City, where he was organist 1853-6 at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

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Serge Fiori

Serge Fiori. Singer-songwriter, guitarist, flutist, pianist, arranger, b Montreal 4 Mar 1952. His father, Georges Fiori, was a dance band leader. He studied 'animation culturelle' at UQAM, then spent six months in Europe where he composed his first songs.

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Clifford Crawley

Clifford Crawley, composer, educator, conductor (born 29 January 1929 in Dagenham, England; died 11 February 2016 in St. John's, NL). M MUS (Durham), FTCL, ARCM.

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Rolland Brunelle

Rolland Brunelle. Educator, violinist, b Joliette, Que, 29 May 1911. After studies in piano, violin, solfège, and voice, he turned to teaching.

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Émile Belcourt

Émile Adrien Belcourt, tenor (born 27 June 1926 in Laflèche, SK; died 3 August 2017 in Toronto, ON). B SC (Saskatchewan) 1949.

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St George B. Crozier

St George B. (Baron le Poer) Crozier. Teacher, conductor, composer, b Dover, England, 13 May 1814, d Belleville Ont, 21 Nov 1892. The few isolated known facts of Crozier's life suggest that he was a musician of more than ordinary merit.

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Canada's Unknown Writers

They write about anything and everything. A Parisian cop and his unlikely Gestapo partner in occupied France. Magical swords in a parallel Tudor kingdom. Tempestuous Regency heroines. Quiet Christian prayer. Guides to fantasy realms.

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Jacques Poulin

Jacques Poulin, novelist (b at Saint-Gédéon de Beauce, Qc 23 Sep. 1937). Jacques Poulin, the author of nine novels and winner of several literary awards including the Prix David in 1995, is among the most widely read Québécois novelists of his generation and the most respected by critics.

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Philip Thomas Timms

Philip Thomas Timms, commercial photographer, printer, amateur archaeologist, musician (b at Toronto 16 Sept 1874; d at Vancouver 8 Aug 1973). Perhaps Vancouver's best early photographer, Timms concentrated on postcards, prints and lantern slides which he processed and printed himself.

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Sarah Fischer

Sarah Fischer, soprano, teacher (b at Paris, France 23 Feb 1896; Canadian citizen 1912; d at Montréal 3 May 1975).