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Paul Horn

Paul Horn. Flutist, saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, b New York 17 Mar 1930; B MUS (Oberlin) 1952, M MUS (Manhattan) 1953. He was a member in 1956 of the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra and 1956-8 of the Chico Hamilton Quintet.

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Claude Corbeil

(Paul) Claude Corbeil. Lyric bass, b Rimouski, Que, 17 Apr 1940; premier prix (CMM) 1958. He studied 1955-8 at the CMM under Dina Maria Narici and Ruzena Herlinger, and at 18 made his debut as Schaunard in La Bohème with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra conducted by Wilfrid Pelletier.

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Agnes Butcher

Agnes Butcher. Pianist, teacher, b Edmonton 11 Apr 1915; ATCM piano1930, LTCM piano 1936. She began piano studies in Brockville, Ont in 1920, moved to Hamilton in 1924 and studied with W.H. Hewlett, then continued in Toronto in 1934 with Viggo Kihl and Charles Peaker.

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Eleanor Calbes

Eleanor Calbes. Soprano, b Aparri, Cagayan, the Philippines, 20 Feb 1944, naturalized Canadian 1967; teacher's diploma (Philippines) 1961.

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Helen Martens

Helen Martens. Teacher, choir conductor, ethnomusicologist, b Sagradowska, Ukraine, 21 Feb 1928, naturalized Canadian 1935; LRSM 1952, BA (Minnesota) 1954, MA (Minnesota) 1956, PH D (Columbia) 1968. Her family emigrated to Canada in 1930, settling in Sanford, Man.

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Jean-Chrysostome Brauneis

Jean (John)-Chrysostome Brauneis (b Johann Chrysostomus). Bandmaster, teacher, composer, baptized Herrnsheim, near Worms 29 Mar 1785, d Quebec City 15 Sep 1832. He moved to Quebec City about 1813, as a musician with the 70th Foot Regiment British army band.

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Thelma Wilson

Thelma Wilson (b Guttormson). Pianist, teacher, b Winnipeg, of Icelandic parents, 12 Apr 1919; ATCM 1935, LRSM 1935. She studied in Winnipeg with Louise McDowell and Leonard Heaton and developed a busy career as a solo performer, accompanist, and teacher.

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Louise Burchell

(Henriette) Louise Burchell. Organist, teacher, composer, b Sydney, NS, 13 May 1882, d Falmouth, NS, 6 Jan 1962; ARCM, LTCL, B MUS (Oxford) 1908, MA (Radcliffe) 1929. She studied organ, piano, and theory with Peter LeSueur in St John's, Nfld, and then had special coaching in London from C.W.

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Henry Prince

Henry Prince. Music dealer, bandmaster, composer, b ?, d Montreal 1888? In 1854 he acquired the instrument retailing and sheet music business of Mead, Brother and Co, continuing its operation under his own name. The bulk of his stock was imported from the USA and Europe.

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Haralds Berino

Haralds (Peter Albinus) Berino. Composer, organist, pianist, teacher, b Riga, Latvia, 12 Mar 1906, d Truro, NS, 18 Aug 1982. His training was at the Latvian Cons, where he studied composition with Joseph Wihtol and piano with Gomanes-Dombrovska.

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Lorraine Vaillancourt

Lorraine Vaillancourt. Pianist, conductor, b Arvida (Jonquière), Que, 23 Sep 1947. Lorraine Vaillancourt studied 1964-8 at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec with Hélène Landry and 1968-70 at the École normale de musique in Paris with Pierre Dervaux (orchestral conducting).

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Kenneth Bray

Kenneth (Ira) Bray. Educator, bassoonist, arranger, b Chaffey Township (Muskoka), Ont, 24 Feb 1919, d London, Ont, 25 Jun 1999; B MUS (Toronto) 1949, M MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1957.

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Germaine Bruyère

(Marie Anne) Germaine Bruyère. Soprano, b Montreal 20 Sep 1905. She studied theory with Champagne, and dramatic art and languages, then voice, with Salvator Issaurel and Rodolphe Plamondon. In New York her teachers were Edgar Schofield, Florence Easton, and Ivan Ivantzoff.

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Isabelle Burnada

Isabelle (b Boyer de la Giroday) Burnada. Mezzo-soprano, teacher, b Curepipe, Mauritius, 15 Feb 1899, d Vancouver 13 Mar 1972. Her parents emigrated to Canada when she was a child and settled in Mission, BC, in 1909. In 1919 she moved to Vancouver.

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Reine Décarie

Reine Décarie (Sister Jean-d'Alexandrie). Voice teacher, composer, born Montreal 4 Jan 1912, died Longueuil, Que., 21 Sep 2008; B MUS (Montreal) 1941, M MUS (Montreal) 1944, L MUS composition (Montreal) 1948.

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Beth Powning

Beth Powning, writer, photographer (b at Putnam, Connecticut 15 Aug 1949). Powning majored in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. She moved to an old farm near Sussex, New Brunswick in 1972, where she ran a pottery business with her husband, artist and photographer Peter Powning.

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Victor Brault

(Robert) Victor Brault. Baritone, choir conductor, teacher, b Ste-Martine, near Montreal, 1899, d Montreal 1963. The brother of Cédia Brault, he studied piano in Montreal with Alexis Contant and voice and theory 1919-24 in Paris with A. Landély Hettich and André Gédalge respectively.