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Gordon Hallett

Gordon (Arnold) Hallett. Pianist, teacher, b Nanton, near Calgary, 28 Nov 1905, d Toronto, 10 Feb 1993; LTCM 1925. He took lessons as a child in Nanton with Leola Alexander, a former Paul Wells pupil, and at age 16 won the Alberta Piano Competition.

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Adolphe Hamel

Adolphe (Théophile) Hamel. Organist, pianist, choirmaster, businessman, b Quebec City 15 May 1842, d there November 1887. He studied violin, then piano and organ with Paul Letondal as part of the academic studies he began in Montreal and completed in Quebec City.

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William Hewlett

William (Henry) Hewlett. Teacher, organist, choir conductor, composer, b Batheaston, England, 16 Jan 1873, d Bronte, Ont, 13 Jun 1940; B MUS (Toronto) 1902, honorary D MUS (Toronto) 1936. He was a choirboy at Bath Abbey before emigrating to Canada with his family in 1884.

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Miklós Takács

Miklós Takács, conductor, teacher, artistic director (born 13 September 1932 in Budapest, Hungary; died 13 February 2015 in Montréal, QC).

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Ernest Myrand

Ernest Myrand. Historian, journalist, librarian, b Quebec City 29 Jun 1854, d there 31 May 1921. After studying at Laval University, he joined Le Canadien as a journalist under the supervision of that Quebec City daily's editor, Israël Tarte.

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Audrey Johannesen

Audrey Johannesen (née Johnston), pianist, teacher (born 12 September 1930 in Regina, SK; died 21 May 2015 in Tsawwassen, BC). ATCM 1944, LRAM 1950, premier prix Brussels 1953. She studied with Frances England and Lyell Gustin in Regina and with Max Pirani at Banff.

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Mario Masella

Mario (Antonio Giovanni) Masella. Violinist, born Montreal 12 Aug 1934, died there 9 Mar 2009. He studied first with George Lapenson and Rachel Gilbert, in Paris 1951-3 with André Asselin (violin), and at the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal 1953-7 with John Charuk.

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Gillian (Gil) Adamson

Gillian (Gil) Adamson, poet, novelist (b at North York, Ont, 1961). Growing up in the Greater Toronto Area, Gil Adamson studied anthropology and philosophy at the University of Toronto.

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Gloria Richard

Gloria Richard. Soprano, teacher, teaching consultant, b Ste-Anne, NB, 21 Apr 1934; B MUS (Montreal) 1963, M MUS (Montreal) 1965, B ED (New Brunswick) 1970.

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Rick Wilkins

Wilkins, Rick (Herbert Richard). Arranger, composer, conductor, tenor saxophonist, b Hamilton, Ont, 1 Feb 1937. After early experience as a saxophonist and/or arranger with the dance bands of Jack Ryan (El Morocco, Hamilton) and Gav Morton (Brant Inn, Burlington), he moved in 1957 to Toronto.

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Talivaldis Kenins

Talivaldis Kenins. Composer, teacher, pianist, organist, b Liepaja, Latvia, 23 Apr 1919, naturalized Canadian 1956, d Toronto 20 Jan 2008; B LITT (Champollion) 1939, premier prix (Paris Conservatory) 1950.

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Charles Harrison

Charles (Franklin) Harrison. Lyricist, songwriter, publisher, b Hamilton, Ont, 24 Aug 1883, naturalized US 1927, d Hamilton 11 Nov 1955. He was the son of a prima donna (known alternatively as Mme Yulisse and Marie Harrison) in the Carl Rosa Opera Company.

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Kelsey Jones

(Herbert) Kelsey Jones. Composer, harpsichordist, organist, pianist, teacher, b South Norwalk, Conn, 17 Jun 1922, naturalized Canadian 1956, d Montreal 10 Oct 2004; B MUS (Mount Allison) 1945, B MUS (Toronto) 1947, D MUS (Toronto) 1951.

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Chantal Juillet

Juillet, Chantal. Violinist, b Montreal 19 December 1960. She began playing the violin at six, first studying with Claude Létourneau in Quebec City, and then with Luis Grinhauz in Montreal.

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Gerald Bales

(Albert) Gerald Bales. Organist, choirmaster, composer, teacher, b Toronto 12 May 1919, d London, Ont, 4 Jul 2002; ATCM 1936, honorary FRCCO 1974. Taught first by his mother, he gave a piano recital at seven and an organ recital at 13.

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Ralph Horner

Ralph (Joseph) Horner. Conductor, composer, teacher, b Newport, Monmouthshire (now in Gwent, Wales), 28 Apr 1848, d Winnipeg 7 Apr 1926; B MUS (Durham) 1893, D MUS (Durham) 1898. He studied 1864-7 at the Leipzig Cons and returned ca 1868 to London, where he conducted choirs and operatic productions.

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Pat LaBarbera

Pat (Pascel Emmanuel) LaBarbera. Saxophonist, teacher, composer, b Mt Morris, NY, 7 Apr 1944. His first teacher was his father, Joseph, a clarinetist. His brothers are also noted jazz musicians: Joe, a drummer, and John, an arranger and composer.