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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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Wally Koster

Wally (Walter Serge) Koster. Singer, trombonist, actor, b Winnipeg, of Polish-Russian parents, 14 Feb 1923, d Toronto 11 Dec 1975.

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Jackie Maxwell

Jackie Maxwell, director, dramaturge (born 1956 in Belfast, Northern Ireland). Jackie Maxwell is a forceful and influential figure in contemporary Canadian theatre and is currently artistic director of the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

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Guy Desbarats

Guy Edouard André Joseph Desbarats, architect, teacher, dean, author, consultant (b at Montréal, QC 30 July 1925; d at Sherbrooke, QC 30 August 2003). Desbarats graduated from the MCGILL school of architecture in 1948.

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Howard Cable

Howard (Reid) Cable, conductor, arranger, music director, composer, scriptwriter, radio and television producer (born 15 December 1920 in Toronto, ON; died 30 March 2016 in Toronto).

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Alan Reesor

(Frederick) Alan (Edwin) Reesor. Teacher, organist, conductor, composer, b Markham, Ont, 14 Jun 1936; B MUS (Toronto) 1957, M MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1965. Reesor studied piano with Gertrude Jackson and organ with Wilfred Powell, John McIntosh, Norman Peterson, and H. William Hawke.

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Don McManus

Donald Leslie McManus, bass, actor (born 30 August 1932 in Edmonton, AB; died 24 February 2020 in Toronto, ON). While studying voice 1950-8 in Vancouver with Anna Nicholls and William Morton, he made his acting debut (1952) at TUTS. Dramatic and singing engagements followed with such organizations as the Vancouver International Festival (1958, Commendatore in Don Giovanni), the Bastion Theatre in Victoria, the Vancouver Opera, Melodyland in Berkeley, Cal, and the J.C. Williamson Theatre Co in Australia, which invited him to perform in several Gilbert & Sullivan operettas.

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Sheila Henig

Sheila Henig. Pianist, soprano, b Winnipeg 19 Feb 1934, d Toronto 15 May 1979; ARCT piano, voice, 1952, Artist Diploma (Toronto) 1955. She studied piano with Jean Broadfoot and Gordon Kushner in Winnipeg and with Margaret Miller Brown at the RCMT.

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John Stromberg

John (Alexander) Stromberg (b Stramberg). Composer, pianist, conductor, b Milton, P.E.I., 9 Nov 1858, d Freeport, Long Island, New York, 5 Jul 1902. John Stramberg was raised in Milton and River John, P.E.I. His father, Nathaniel Philip Stramberg (b River John, N.S.

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Armand Ferland

(Joseph Pierre) Armand Ferland. Conductor, clarinettist, teacher, administrator, b St Boniface, Man, 31 Mar 1926; BA (Manitoba) 1947, premier prix clarinet (CMM) 1951, LRAM 1953, LGSM 1954, B MUS (Laval) 1965, L MUS (Laval) 1968.

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Daniel Foley

Foley, Daniel (Charles). Composer, b Toronto 24 Apr 1952, B MUS (North Carolina School of the Arts) 1974, M MUS Composition (Toronto) 1977.

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Don Messer and His Islanders

Messer, who began playing the violin at five, learned fiddle tunes from local players - his uncle Jim Messer, Bowman Little, Charlie Bell, and others - and Scottish and Irish songs from his mother. At seven he was performing at barn dances, weddings, and other social gatherings in the area.

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Peter Pringle

Peter Pringle. Singer-songwriter, composer, actor, thereminist, b Halifax, NS, 7 Sep 1945. He studied at the University of Toronto. At six, he was a soprano in the children's choir of the Canadian Opera Company.

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Marian Grudeff

Marian (b Marion) Grudeff. Pianist, composer, teacher, b Toronto, of Bulgarian parents, 18 Apr 1927, d Toronto 4 Nov 2006.

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Gene MacLellan

Gene Philip MacLellan, songwriter, singer, guitarist (born 2 February 1938 in Val-d'Or, QC; died 19 January 1995 in Summerside, PEI). Gene MacLellan was a country, pop and gospel singer-songwriter. His songs “Snowbird” and “Put Your Hand in the Hand” won Grammy Awards in 1971; they were also declared Canadian classics by SOCAN and were inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Winner of the 1971 Juno Award for Canadian composer of the year, MacLellan was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Association’s Hall of Fame and Nova Scotia’s Music Hall of Fame. He also received the East Coast Music Association’s Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award, and was honoured at the ECMA awards in both 1995 and 1996.

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Samuel Dolin

Samuel (Joseph) Dolin. Composer, teacher, administrator, b Montreal 22 Aug 1917, d Midland, Ont, 13 Jan 2002; B MUS (Toronto) 1942, D MUS (Toronto) 1958. He began his musical studies in Montreal under Tania and Vladmir Elgart, Stanley Gardner and Vladimir Emenitov (piano and theory).