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Mary Munn

Mary (Elizabeth) Munn. Pianist, teacher, administrator, b Montreal 28 Jun 1909, d Calgary 10 Oct 1991; LRAM 1928, RAM Certificate of Merit 1929, M MUS (New England Cons) 1967, DMA (Boston) 1973, honorary LLD (Lethbridge) 1991.

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Pauline Julien

Pauline Julien, CQ, singer, actress, songwriter (born 23 May 1928 in Trois-Rivières, QC; died 1 October 1998 in Montréal, QC).

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Anne Hébert

Anne Hébert, CC, poet, playwright, novelist (born 1 August 1916 in Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, QC; died 22 January 2000 in Montréal). A Companion of the Order of Canada, a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and a three-time winner of the Governor General’s Award, Anne Hébert's career was founded on a disciplined life devoted to writing. Her poetry and prose are models for other writers and have been analysed in hundreds of studies, particularly in Québec, but also in France and English Canada.

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Bernard R. Laberge

Bernard R. Laberge (La Berge, LaBerge). Impresario, organist, pianist, critic, b Quebec City 11 Oct 1891, naturalized US 1940, d New York 28 Dec 1951. He studied at the Séminaire de Rimouski, NB, and at Laval University.

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Jean Blake Coulthard

Jean (b Robinson) Coulthard, (Blake). Pianist, teacher, patron, b Moncton, NB, 13 Aug 1882, d Vancouver 16 Jul 1933. She studied piano with Charles Dennée at the New England Conservatory, Boston, and graduated in piano and singing.

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Hyman Goodman

Hyman Goodman. Violinist, teacher, b Toronto 28 Jan 1913, d Encino, California, 27 Mar 1994. He began his violin studies in 1920 with Broadus Farmer in Toronto and continued 1926-9 with Vladimir Graffman in New York.

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Zara Nelsova

Zara (b Sarah) Nelsova (b Nelson or Katznelson). Cellist, teacher, b Winnipeg 23 Dec 1918, naturalized US 1953, d New York 10 Oct 2002; honorary LLD (Winnipeg) 1985; honorary ARCT 1986; honorary D MUS (Smith College) 1992.

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Robert Nolan

Bob (Robert Clarence) Nolan (b Nobles). Country singer, songwriter, b Winnipeg, 13 Apr 1908, d Los Angeles 16 Jun 1980. Nolan was raised in Winnipeg; Point Hatfield, New Brunswick; and Boston, and moved at 14 to Arizona.

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Sheila Watson

Sheila Watson, née Doherty, novelist, critic, teacher (b at New Westminster, BC 24 Oct 1909; d at Nanaimo 1 Feb 1998). Publication of Watson's novel The Double Hoook (1959) marks the start of contemporary writing in Canada.

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John Fanning

John (Ernest Gerald) Fanning. Baritone, b Barrie, Ont, 17 Jun 1954; B MUS (New England Conservatory) 1981, Artist Diploma (Toronto) 1983. John Fanning was a pupil of Edward L. Johnson, Malena Malas, William Neill, and Louis Quilico.

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Edward Johnson

Edward (Patrick) Johnson. Tenor, administrator, patron, b Guelph, Ont, 22 Aug 1878, naturalized US 1922, d Guelph 20 Apr 1959; LLD (Western Ontario) 1929, honorary D MUS (Toronto) 1934, honorary D LITT (Union College, New York) 1943.

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Arlene Pach

Arlene (Alnora) Pach (b Nimmons). Pianist, teacher, b Kamloops, BC, 26 May 1928, d Fredericton, 2 Mar 2000; ATCM 1945; BA philosophy (British Columbia) 1949, honorary LL D (Saint Thomas) 1988, honorary D LITT (New Brunswick) 1993.

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Robyn Sarah

Robyn Sarah, poet, short-story writer (born at New York, NY, 1949). Educated at McGill University and la Conservatoire de musique du Québec, Robyn Sarah began publishing poetry in the 1970s while she completed her graduate studies.

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Kathleen Frances Daly

Kathleen Frances Daly, painter (b at Napanee, Ont 28 May 1898; d at Toronto 31 Aug 1994). Daly studied in Toronto, Paris and New York. She travelled annually from 1924 to 1930 on sketching trips to Europe.

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Stanley McCartney

Stanley McCartney. Clarinetist, teacher, b Vancouver 15 Mar 1930. He first studied clarinet in Vancouver with Bernard Temoin. He continued his studies in New York in 1953 with Daniel Bonade and later in Cleveland with Robert Marcellus.

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Jerry Shea

Shea, Jerry (Jeremiah James). Violinist, conductor, b Montreal 5 Feb 1884, d there 18 Oct 1960. After studies in Montreal with Jean Goulet and in New York, he toured US theatres with a string quartet at 16.

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Michael Rubbo

Rubbo emerged as an important new voice in documentary cinema (seeFILM, DOCUMENTARY) in 1970 when he directed Sad Song of Yellow Skin, a film about his own experiences on a visit to Saigon during the Vietnam War.

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Renee Rosnes

Irene Louise Rosnes, "Renee,"jazz pianist (b at Regina 24 Mar 1962). She studied in Vancouver and Toronto for a career in classical music, but turned to jazz circa 1982 and moved to New York in 1985.

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André Prévost

André Prévost (Joseph Gaston Charles), composer, teacher (born 30 July 1934 in Hawkesbury, ON; died 27 January 2001 in Montréal, QC).