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Joseph Beaulieu

Joseph Beaulieu. Teacher, folklorist, composer, b Mattawa, Ont, 21 May 1895, d North Bay, Ont, 1 Oct 1965; B MUS (Montreal) 1942.

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Dorothy Bee

Dorothy (Williamina) Bee. Piano teacher, editor, bassist, b Lemberg, near Regina, 1 Nov 1910, d Regina 20 Sep 1986; ATCM 1928, LAB 1931. She studied piano 1928-31 with William M.

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Nancy Paisley Benn

(Anne) Nancy Paisley Benn (b Paisley). Teacher, conductor, b London 7 Dec 1894, d Vancouver 23 Oct 1972; LRAM ca 1911. She studied and taught piano and voice in England before coming to Canada ca 1920 with her husband, also a pianist.

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Charles Bird

Charles (Albert) Bird. Conductor, administrator, french hornist, b Beccles, Suffolk, England, 31 Jul 1890, d Stratford, Ont, 8 Dec 1961. He joined the British army in 1906, studied at the RMSM (Kneller Hall), and served in India.

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Edward L. Johnson

Edward L. (Leslie) Johnson. Tenor, b Hamilton, Ont, 28 Mar 1923. At 18 he began studying singing with Margaret Moreland in Toronto. He was a member of the chorus and sang minor roles 1947-51 at the Metropolitan Opera and studied there with Giuseppe Giuffrida.

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Joseph-Arthur Boucher

Joseph-Arthur Boucher. Bassist, conductor, choirmaster, bandmaster, b Montreal 2 Apr 1869, d there 20 Dec 1927. It is likely that his father, Adélard Joseph Boucher, was responsible for the main part of his musical education.

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Roger Charbonneau

Roger Charbonneau. Bassist, teacher, b Montreal 18 May 1908, d there 20 Oct 1964. He studied solfège with J.-J. Goulet and cello with his father, Louis Charbonneau, before taking up the double-bass with, in turn, Léon Wathieu, Warren Bentfield, and, at the CMM, Anselme Fortier of New York 1943-8.

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Johan Helders

Johan (John) Anton Joseph Helders, internationally acclaimed amateur pictorial photographer (b at Rhenen, Netherlands 3 May 1888; d at Homestead, Fla 4 Feb 1956).

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Sophia Margaretta Hensley

Sophia Margaretta Hensley, née Almon, author, lecturer (b at Bridgetown, NS 31 May 1866; d at Windsor, NS 10 Feb 1946). An early protégé of Sir Charles G.D. ROBERTS, Hensley published articles, poetry and fiction that reflected her interest in women's issues and social tolerance.

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Melissa Hayden

Melissa Hayden, stage name of Mildred Herman, ballet dancer and teacher (b at Toronto, Ont 25 Apr 1923, d at Winston-Salem, NC 9 Aug 2006). During her long performing career Melissa Hayden became internationally known as a

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Henri Gagnon

(Charles Édouard Gustave) Henri Gagnon. Organist, teacher, composer, b Quebec City 6 Mar 1887, d there 17 May 1961. He studied solfège and piano 1895-1900 with his father, Gustave, solfège and harmony 1900-3 with Joseph Vézina, and organ 1900-3 with William Reed.

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G. Welton Marquis

G. (George) Welton Marquis. Musicologist, administrator, b Walla Walla, Wash, 4 Mar 1916, d Ashland, Ore, 22 Feb 1985; MA (Whitman) 1942, PH D (Southern California) 1950.

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Charles-Amador Martin

Charles-Amador Martin. Priest, musician, b Quebec City 7 Mar 1648, d Ste-Foy, near Quebec City, 19 Jun 1711. He was the son of Abraham Martin (whose name is perpetuated in the Plains of Abraham), was a pupil of Martin Boutet at the Jesuit College, and studied theology at the Séminaire de Québec.

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Gauthier Guité Roy

The firm of Gauthier Guité Roy was formed in 1966 when the architect Jean-Marie Roy (b at St-Léon de Standon 1925-) joined Paul Gauthier (b at Gaspé 1935- ), and Gilles Guité (b at Bonaventure 1935 ), two young graduates from the Université de Montréal and partners since 1962.

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Ephrem Longpré

Ephrem Longpré, historian, philosopher (b at Woonsocket, RI 24 Aug 1890; d at Paris, France 19 Oct 1965). His defence of the philosophy of Joannes Duns Scotus played a role in the background of Vatican II and in the opening of Catholic thought to traditions other than that of St Thomas.