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Annie Glen Broder

Annie Glen Broder (b Glen, m Broder). Pianist, teacher, critic, b Agra, India, 18?? d Calgary 18 Aug 1937. Educated in England, she was a pupil of Sir Arthur Sullivan and Sir John Stainer at the RCM.

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Denis Gougeon

Gougeon describes himself as an 'intuitive' composer who wishes to touch the listener emotionally; he admits to being influenced by the music of Claude Vivier and by the instrumental researches of 20th century French music. He is a member of the CLComp and an associate of the Canadian Music Centre.

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Flora Goulden

Flora (Henderson) Goulden (b Matheson). Violinist, teacher, b Winnipeg 25 May 1905, d Ottawa 4 Oct 1989; ATCM 1923. At 8 she was a soloist with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

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The Good Brothers

The Good Brothers. Country group based in Richmond Hill, near Toronto. It was formed in 1969 as a country-folk group, James and the Good Brothers, by the guitarist James Ackroyd and the twins Bruce and Brian Good (autoharpist and guitarist respectively, b Toronto 27 Jan 1946).

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Alexandre M. Clerk

Alexandre-M. (Marie) Clerk. Choirmaster, teacher, b Montreal 31 Aug 1861, d there 27 Jul 1932. In 1896 he succeeded R.-O. Pelletier as choirmaster at the Gesù Church.

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Irenee Byatt

Irenee (Irene) Byatt. Contralto, actress, b Vancouver 3 May 1926. After lessons in Victoria, BC, she studied 1948-50 with Albert Whitehead at the RCMT, and 1950-4 with Roy Henderson in England. In 1953 she sang in Messiah at Albert Hall with the London SO under Sir Malcolm Sargent.

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Denise Filiatrault

Denise Filiatrault, actress, producer (b at Montreal 16 May 1931). Primarily an accomplished cabaret artist, Denise Filiatrault attained star status on TV in the 1960s, by working as a duo with Dominique MICHEL in Moi et l'autre (1967-71) and in numerous "Bye Byes" (end-of-year performances).

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CBC Radio Competitions

National competitions whose aim has been to identify, encourage and present Canadian talent through the medium of CBC radio, and to provide opportunities for career development through cash awards, performance, broadcasting and recording.

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Lois Choksy

Lois (b Dowell) Choksy. Teacher, administrator, b Baltimore, Md, 30 Jun 1928, naturalized Canadian 1983; B SC music education (Peabody Cons) 1958, M SC music education (Wisconsin) 1962, Kodály certificate (Liszt Academy, Budapest) 1971, certificate in aesthetics (Massachusetts) 1972.

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Bruno Laplante

Bruno Laplante. Baritone, b Beauharnois, near Montreal, 1 Aug 1938; premier prix voice Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal (CMM) 1964. Bruno Laplante studied 1958-64 with Dina Maria Narici, Raoul Jobin, Roy Royal, and Dick Marzollo at the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec.

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Harry Hill

Harry (Henry) Hill. Educator, choir conductor, composer, b Burnley, Lancashire, England, 21 Aug 1893, d Ottawa 24 Apr 1972; B MUS ED (Sherwood Music School) 1931. He was taken to Peterborough, Ont, at 12.

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Albert LaMadeleine

(J.O.) Albert LaMadeleine. Violonist, b Valleyfield 10 Mar 1905, d Laval, near Montreal, 4 Jun 1986. He studied with his father, Joseph, and at 17 began to play for dances, making his career initially in the northeastern USA.

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Dinah Christie

Her revues with Kneebone have included Oh Coward! (1970), Non-Stop Britain (1971-3), The Apple Tree (1973, recorded for the Trillium label, TR-2000), An Evening with Noel Coward and Cole Porter (1973) and An Evening with Tom Kneebone and Dinah Christie (1977).

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Yvon Lafrance

Yvon Lafrance, author and philosopher (born 1 December 1930 in Montréal, QC; died 21 August 2014 in Montréal, QC). Lafrance was recognized internationally as a world specialist on Plato.

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Luc Cousineau

Luc Cousineau. Singer-songwriter, producer, b Montreal 19 Sep 1944. After studying cello in Sherbrooke, he worked on the saxophone with Arthur Romano in Montreal, and double-bass with Roland Desjardins at the École Vincent-d'Indy.

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W. James Craig

William James Craig, conductor, coach (born 21 August 1933 in Kenora, ON; died 12 April 2012 in Keewatin, ON). ARCT 1953.