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Christos Hatzis

Hatzis began doctoral studies in composition at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1977. Lejaren Hiller was his supervisor; he also studied with Morton Feldman and Wlodimierz Kotonski. The Law of One was his doctoral thesis composition.

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Jamelie Hassan

Jamelie Hassan, artist (b at London, Ont 1 Sept 1948) studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, in 1967, the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Beyrouth, Lebanon, in 1968, at the UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR in 1969 and the University of Mustansyria, Baghdad, Iraq, from 1978 to 1979.

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Jules Brazil

(E.) Jules Brazil. Songwriter, arranger, entertainer, fl Toronto 1910-25. Known to have been a music teacher 1910-25 in Toronto, Brazil also was the composer or arranger (rarely the lyricist) of many songs published 1915-21 by Whaley Royce, Gordon V.

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Howard Brown

Howard (Fuller) Brown. Pianist, teacher, b Arkona, near London, Ont, 24 Jul 1920; ATCM 1939, BA (Toronto) 1943, B MUS (Toronto) 1946, Artist Diploma (RCMT) 1949, MA music literature (Michigan) 1954.

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Charles-Onésime Lamontagne

Charles-Onésime Lamontagne. Baritone, impresario, administrator, critic, b Montreal 21 Jan 1865, d there 21 Jan 1957. He was a member of the Montreal Philharmonic Society for about 15 years and belonged 1890-1912 to the choirs of the Gesù Church, St James Cathedral, and Notre-Dame Church.

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Barrie Cabena

(Harold) Barrie Cabena. Organist, composer, b Melbourne, Australia, 12 Aug 1933, naturalized Canadian 1966; ARCM organ 1955, ARCM teacher's 1956, FRCO 1956, FTCL 1959, honorary FRCCO 1973. He studied 1954-7 at the RCM with Sir John Dykes Bower (organ), W.S.

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Steve Wallace

Steve (Steven Scott) Wallace. Bassist, b Toronto 16 Aug 1956. He studied guitar privately with Gary Benson and double bass 1975-6 at Humber College with Lenny Boyd. In 1979 he began working in Toronto jazz clubs - eg, Bourbon Street until 1984, George's Spaghetti House and, 1982-3, Lytes.

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Frank Blachford

Frank (Edward) Blachford. Violinist, teacher, conductor, composer, b Toronto 28 Dec 1879, d Calgary 24 Jun 1957; ATCM 1897. He studied at the TCM with Bertha Drechsler Adamson, graduating in 1897, and continued at the Leipzig Cons with Hans Sitt and Carl Reinecke.

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Jack Kane

Jack (b John) Kane. Arranger, conductor, clarinetist, composer, b London, England, 29 Nov 1924, d Toronto 27 Mar 1961; B MUS (Toronto) 1950. Jack Kane's father was the British music-hall entertainer Barry Kane.

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Gerry Boulet

Joseph Gaétan Robert Gérald Boulet, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist (born 1 March 1946 in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC; died 18 July 1990 in Longueuil, QC).

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Denys Bouliane

Bouliane has received numerous awards, including the PRO Canada prize for Climats (1980). He was the recipient of the 1980 Robert Fleming Award, and in 1982 his work Jeux de Société won the CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers and the Gaudeamus Foundation Competition in Holland.

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Oscar Brand

Oscar Brand. Folksinger, collector, songwriter, guitarist, author, b Winnipeg 7 Feb 1920, naturalized US; B SC psychology (Brooklyn College) 1942. He was taken as a boy to the USA and has lived in Minneapolis, Chicago, and New York.

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Roma Butler

Roma Butler. Soprano, b St John's, Nfld, 30 Apr 1931; Artist Diploma voice (Toronto) 1953. She moved to Toronto in 1949 to study voice with Ernesto Vinci at the RCMT.

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Pierre Béluse

Pierre Béluse. Percussionist, teacher, b Lachine, near Montreal, 21 Jul 1935. He played 1953-65 in several Montreal nightclubs and studied 1957-9 at the CMM with Saul Goodman and Louis Charbonneau.

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Paul André Boivin

Paul André Boivin. Conductor, b Laval, Que, 3 Dec 1957; deuxième prix conducting (CMM) 1984. He first studied music at McGill University 1979-81 where he was the assistant of Uri Mayer, then head of the university's orchestra.

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George MacKenzie Brewer

George MacKenzie Brewer. Organist, pianist, teacher, composer, lecturer, b London, Ont, 30 May 1889, d Montreal 18 May 1947; Associate (Dominion College of Music) 1903, Fellow (American Guild of Organists) 1910. Though he studied in Montreal with Percival J.

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Christian Calon

Calon, Christian. Composer, b Marseilles, France, 5 Sep 1950. He settled in Montreal in 1966. Self-taught for the most part, he did a year of graduate studies in computer music at McGill University and has also been influenced by his compatriot, friend, and mentor Francis Dhomont.

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Osuitok Ipeelee

After the 1960s Osuitok created many uniquely delicate sculptures of caribou. His earliest prints of caribou portrayed that same fragility with extreme action.

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Patsy Gallant

Patsy (Adrienne) Gallant. Popular singer, actress, songwriter, b Campbellton, NB, 15 Aug 1948. One of 10 children, at five Patsy Gallant was part of The Gallant Sisters with older siblings Angeline, Florine, and Ghislaine.

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Alan Butterworth Plaunt

Alan Butterworth Plaunt, organizer, broadcaster, journalist (b at Ottawa 25 Mar 1904; d there 12 Sept 1941). Born of a wealthy lumbering family, he devoted his life to national unity, public broadcasting, economic reform and pacifism.

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