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Johnny Inukpuk

Johnny Inukpuk, sculptor (born at Inoucdjouac, Qué 1911; died there 2007). Began carving in the early 1950s after James Houston's first visit to Inoucdjouac.

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Cliff Jones

Jones, Cliff (Clifford Ernest Barnett). Composer, lyricist, writer, b Toronto 26 Jun 1943; BA psychology (Toronto) 1965, MA psychology (Calgary) 1967, B Ed (Toronto) 1994. Jones studied piano 1948-61 at the Royal Conservatory of Music and arranging 1972-5 with Gordon Delamont.

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Bryan N.S. Gooch

Bryan N.S. (Niel Shirley) Gooch. Teacher of English and music, writer, pianist, conductor, harpsichordist, b Vancouver 31 Dec 1937; ARCT 1957, BA (British Columbia) 1959, LTCL 1959, FTCL 1961, MA (British Columbia) 1962, PH D English (London) 1968.

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Lucien Francoeur

Lucien Francoeur. Poet, singer-songwriter, radio host, French teacher, b Montreal, 9 Sep 1948; MA (UQTR) 1984. He quit school at 15 to go to New York where he lived in Greenwich Village for several months. Back in Quebec, he began writing poetry when he was about 18.

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Yaëla Hertz

Yaëla Hertz, violinist, teacher (born April 1930 in Tel Aviv, Palestine [now Israel]; died 30 May 2014 in Montréal, QC).

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Betty-Jean Hagen

Betty-Jean Hagen, violinist, teacher (born 17 October 1930 in Edmonton, AB; died 27 December 2016 in Poughkeepsie, New York). Artist's Diploma (Toronto) 1951.

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Julie Holtzman

Julie (Julie Heathers) Holtzman. Pianist, jazz singer, teacher, b Montreal, of Polish parentage, 13 Jul 1945; Première médaille ear training (Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal [CMM]) 1955, Premier prix piano (CMM) 1956, Premier prix chamber music (CMM) 1957, diploma (Juilliard) 1961.

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Andrew Hughes

Andrew Hughes. Musicologist, b London 3 Aug 1937; MA (Oxford) 1964, PH D (Oxford) 1964. An authority on medieval liturgy and music, Hughes has taught at Queen's University, Belfast 1962-4, the University of Illinois 1964-7, and the University of North Carolina 1967-9.

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Theo Goldberg

Theo Goldberg. Composer, teacher; born Chemnitz, Germany, 29 Sep 1921, died Vancouver 18 Feb 2012; naturalized Canadian 1973; MA (Washington State) 1969, D MUS (Toronto) 1972.

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Fusion 5

Fusion 5. Chamber ensemble formed in the summer of 1980 by participants in the Advanced Studies in Music Winter Cycle program at the Banff SFA. Common interests in the performance of contemporary music led composer and pianist Robert J.

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Skywalk

Skywalk. Vancouver instrumental ensemble in the fusion-jazz style.

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Lawrence Cherney

Lawrence Cherney. Oboist, administrator, teacher, b Peterborough, Ont, 1 May 1946, BA (Toronto) 1969, M MUS (Toronto)1978. After studying 1959-64 with Perry Bauman at the RCMT, he entered the University of Toronto in 1964 as a philosophy student while continuing his studies with Bauman.

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Godfrey Ridout

Ridout began teaching at the TCM in 1940 and at the University of Toronto in 1948; he retired from the latter in 1982as professor emeritus.

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Guido Molinari

Guido Molinari, painter (b at Montréal 12 Oct 1933, d there 21 Feb 2004). He studied briefly at the School of Design at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (1950-51), and began making drawings and paintings combining

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Édouard Clarke

Édouard Clarke. Pianist, organist, teacher, b Montreal 4 Nov 1867, d Biddeford, Me, 2 Feb 1917. He studied 1874-88 with Rosalie Euvrard, Paul Letondal, and Dominique Ducharme at the Institut Nazareth in Montreal. Despite his blindness Clarke was both a brilliant performer and a fine accompanist.

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Karl Pukara

Karl Pukara. Accordionist, arranger, teacher, born Sudbury, Ont, 31 May 1931; died 1998. A largely self-taught accordionist who played both stradella and free-bass instruments, he has performed on Toronto radio stations and in 1960 on CBC TV's "Talent Caravan.

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Hugh Davidson

Hugh Hanson Davidson, administrator, broadcaster, composer, writer (born 27 May 1930 in Montréal, QC; died 14 July 2014 in Victoria, BC).

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Francis Mankiewicz

Francis Mankiewicz, filmmaker (b at Shanghai, China 15 Mar 1944; d at Montréal, Qué 14 Oct 1993). His parents fled Nazi Germany, landing in France, then China and Montréal. He studied film in England at the

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Lucien Sicotte

Sicotte, Lucien. Violinist, teacher, b Montreal 22 Sep 1902, d there 23 Sep 1943. He studied violin in turn with Émile Taranto, Alfred De Sève, and Maurice Onderet and theory with Oscar O'Brien and Claude Champagne.

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Charles Henry Porter

Charles Henry Porter. Organist-choirmaster, teacher, composer, b Naugatuck, Conn, 1 Feb 1856, d New Haven, Conn, 26 Sep 1929. Porter is known to have been in Halifax as early as 1877, when he conducted the Halifax Philharmonic Union in the inaugural concert of the Academy of Music.