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Robert Tait McKenzie

Robert Tait McKenzie, educator, sculptor, orthopedic surgeon, author (b at Almonte, Canada W 26 May 1867; d at Philadelphia, Pa 28 Apr 1938). He was a student at McGill 1885-92, and became well known for rehabilitative methods he developed as a medical officer during WWI.

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Louise Maheux-Forcier

Louise Maheux-Forcier, writer (b at Montréal 9 June 1929). After extensive musical studies, she decided to devote herself exclusively to writing. Her first novel, Amadou (Prix du Cercle du livre de France, 1963), one of Québec's first poetic novels, developed the then taboo theme of lesbianism.

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George Agnew Reid

George Agnew Reid, painter (b at Wingham, Canada W 25 Jul 1860; d at Toronto 23 Aug 1947). Reid brought Parisian Academy precision to emotional genre paintings of his own Ontario country people. Trained at the Central Ontario

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John Maclean

John Maclean, or Am Bàrd MacGilleathain, meaning "The Bard MacLean," Scottish Gaelic poet (b at Caolas, Tiree, Scot 8 Jan 1787; d at Addington Forks, NS 26 Jan 1848).

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Sir Ernest MacMillan

A prodigy, MacMillan had composed several songs and played the organ publicly by age 10. During his teens he audited music classes at Edinburgh University and attained both an organ diploma and an Oxford baccalaureate in music. He held a professional position as an organist in Toronto at age 15.

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Léo-Pol Morin

Léo-Pol Morin, pianist, music critic, teacher, composer (as James Callihou) (b at Cap-St-Ignace, Qué 13 July 1892; d in an accident near Lac Marois, N of Montréal 29 May 1941). An ambassador for the French music of his era, he also contributed to the growth of Canadian music.

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Louis Muhlstock

Louis Muhlstock, painter (b at Narajow, Poland 23 Apr 1904, d at Montréal 26 Aug 2001), best known as a painter of the Depression. Muhlstock came to Montréal in 1911 and worked for his family's fruit-importing firm.

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Walter Edgar Harris

Walter Edgar Harris, analytical chemist, professor (born at Wetaskiwin, Alta 9 June 1915; Died at Edmonton, 20 Oct 2011). A recognized leader in the development of teaching and research in analytical chemistry in Canada, Harris studied chemistry at the University of Alberta and Minnesota.

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Lorraine Monk

Lorraine Monk, née Spurrell, photography curator, author (b at Montréal). She was educated at McGill (BA, MA).

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Clara Morris

Clara Morris, stage name of Clara Morrison, née La Montagne, actress, author (b at Toronto 17 Mar c 1848; d at New Canaan, Conn 20 Nov 1925), dubbed "the Queen of Melodrama" for her ability to move an audience to tears.

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Émile Ollivier

Émile Ollivier, author (b at Port-au-Prince Haïti 1940; d at Montréal 10 Nov 2002). He studied at the Lycée in Port-au-Prince, then at the École normale supérieure, where he was working on a degree in philosophy (1962).

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Mavor Moore

James Mavor Moore, OC, OBC, writer, composer, producer, director, actor, administrator, critic, educator (born 8 March 1919 in Toronto, ON; died 18 December 2006 in Victoria, BC).

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Dodi Protero

Dodi (Dorothy Ann) Protero (b MacGregor, adopted McIlraith). Soprano, teacher born Toronto 13 Mar 1933, died New York, NY, 22 Apr 2007. While a pupil 1949-59 of James Rosselino she sang during the early 1950s in the Rosselino Opera's production of La Traviata.