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Ronald Turini

Ronald Turini. Pianist, teacher, b Montreal 30 Sep 1934; premier prix (CMM) 1950. Born of a US-Italian father and a Canadian mother of Danish origin, he had piano lessons as a very young child from his mother and from Frank Hanson at the McGill Cons.

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Owen Pallett

Pallett became involved in Toronto's indie music community when he joined the band The Hidden Cameras in 2002. For a short time, he led his own trio, Les Mouches, and was a member of various other bands such as Picastro and Boy Magic.

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François Bourassa

​François Bourassa, pianist, composer and band leader (born 26 September 1959 in Montréal). He is the son of the late Robert Bourassa, former premier of Québec. Considered one of the best jazz pianists in Canada due to his virtuosity, he is highly regarded and appreciated both nationally and internationally.

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Pierre Grandmaison

Pierre Grandmaison. Organist, teacher, composer, b Montreal 27 Jul 1949; B MUS (Montreal) 1970. He studied piano with Jeanne Gascon and 1966-70 with Marie Roby and Yvonne Hubert at the École Vincent-d'Indy. He also studied organ with Eugène Lapierre 1968-9 and with Françoise Aubut.

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Louis Lavigueur

Lavigueur, Louis. Conductor, b Quebec City 19 Oct 1949; B MUS (Laval) 1974, M MUS (Laval) 1977. He was introduced to choral conducting at 16 when he was appointed assistant director of the college choir where he studied.

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Adrien Hébert

Adrien Hébert's artistic career may be said to have begun in 1909 when he exhibited for the first time at the AAM's Salon du printemps, a venue that regularly featured his works up until 1954. From 1910 to 1960 his paintings were shown at the annual exhibitions of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

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Brad Fraser

Other early works were Mutants (1980) for Walterdale Theatre in Edmonton and Wolf Boy (1981), which was produced a number of times across the country, culminating in the noted production at Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille that introduced a young Keanu Reeves to the theatre.

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Henry Burr

Henry (b Harry) Burr (b McClaskey). Tenor, b St Stephen, southwest of Saint John, NB, 15 Jan 1885, d New York 6 Apr 1941.

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Harriet Walker

Harriet (née Anderson) Walker, "Hattie," director, actress, drama critic, feminist, educator (b at New York 13 February 1865; d at Winnipeg 24 September 1943).

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Joseph Pach

Joseph Pach. Violinist, b Toronto 8 Jan 1928; Artist Diploma (Toronto) 1947, honorary LL D (Saint Thomas) 1988, honorary D LITT (New Brunswick) 1993.

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George White

George White, né Weitz, producer, director, librettist, lyricist, actor, dancer (b at New York City, NY 1890; d at Hollywood, Calif 10 Oct 1968).

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Franz Boas

Franz Boas, anthropologist, ethnologist, folklorist, linguist (born 9 July 1858 in Minden, Westphalia, Germany; died on 21 December 1942 in New York City, NY).

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Beau Dommage

Beau Dommage. Leading Quebec rock band of the mid-1970s, its name an old Quebec expression meaning 'most certainly' or 'why not'. As early as 1969, Michel Rivard, Pierre Bertrand, and Michel Hinton had formed an amateur group called La famille Casgrain.

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Carole Laure

Carole Champagne, known as Carole Laure, OC, actress, singer, director, screenwriter, producer (born 5 August 1948 in Shawinigan, QC).

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Angela Hewitt

Angela Mary Hewitt, OC, OBE, pianist (born 26 July 1958 in Ottawa, ON). Angela Hewitt is an internationally renowned pianist possessed of exceptional authority, polished technique and deeply expressive musicality.

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GrimSkunk

A five-member alternative music group created in 1988 around guitarist and singer Franz Schller and organist Joe Evil. GrimSkunk launched its first album in 1993 and appeared with Groovy Aardvark, at the Montréal Spectrum several months later.

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Robert Savoie

Robert Savoie. Baritone, teacher, administrator, b Montreal 21 Apr 1927, d Montreal 14 Sep 2007; honorary D MUS (Moncton, 1988), honorary LL D (Concordia, 2001).