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Tom Jackson

Tom (b Thomas Dale) Jackson. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor, writer, broadcast producer, social activist.

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Peter Allen

Peter Allen. Composer, organist, keyboard player, producer, b Ottawa 18 Feb 1952; B MUS (Manitoba) 1975.

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Wishart Campbell

Wishart Campbell. Baritone, songwriter, pianist, b Oro Station, near Lake Simcoe, Ont, ca 1905, d Islay, The Hebrides, Scotland, 5 Nov 1983; ATCM voice 1927.

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John Fodi

John Fodi. Composer, b Nagyteval, Hungary, 22 Mar 1944, d Toronto 2 Nov 2009, naturalized Canadian 1961; B MUS (Toronto) 1970, M MUS (Toronto) 1972, MLS (Toronto) 1990. The family emigrated to Canada in 1951.

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Raoul Roy

Raoul Roy. Folklorist, collector, singer, b St-Fabien-sur-Mer, near Rimouski, Que, 6 Jan 1936, d Montreal, 30 Jan 1985. He attended the École de Marine in Rimouski 1954-6, after which he studied the oral tradition of folk literature at Laval University.

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Rosario Forget

Rosario Forget. Violin maker, b Montreal 10 Jan 1893, d there 14 Aug 1983. During the summer of 1905 he worked as a messenger boy for Télesphore-Octave Dionne, a Montreal violin maker. Three years later, having completed his primary education, he joined the firm as an apprentice.

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Jacinthe Couture

(Marie Jeanne Henriette) Jacinthe Couture. Pianist, teacher, b St-Gédéon, near Chicoutimi, Que, 4 Nov 1950; M MUS piano (Laval) 1971. Jacinthe Couture studied piano 1967-71 at Laval University with Anna-Marie Globenski and Robert Weisz.

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Arthur Egerton

Arthur (Henry) Egerton (b Egg). Organist-choirmaster, teacher, composer, b Montreal 1891, d Hemmingford, Que, 10 Dec 1957; honorary ARCM, FRCO 1913, B MUS (McGill) 1921, D MUS (Toronto) 1936. He studied organ at the McGill Cons with Percival J.

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Chris Paul Harman

Chris Paul Harman. Composer, born Toronto 19 Nov 1970. In Toronto, Chris Paul Harman studied classical guitar with Barton Wigg, cello with Alan Stellings, and electroacoustic music with Wes Wraggett.

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Don Ferguson

 Don Ferguson created many memorable characters in the Royal Canadian Air Farce. Among these are the Confused Philosopher and the famous Colonel Stacy, who fires his chicken cannon at irritating public figures.

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Pamela Anderson

Pamela Denise Anderson, actor, model, producer (b at Ladysmith, BC 1 July 1967). Pamela Anderson grew up and attended high school in Comox, BC, and moved to Vancouver in 1988.

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William Wakeham

William Wakeham, physician, public servant (b at Québec 30 Nov 1844; d at Gaspé, Qué 20 May 1915). William Wakeham was educated at the School of Military Instruction of Québec and McGill College in Montréal, graduating with a medical degree in 1866.

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Al Baculis

Al Baculis (Joseph George Alphonse Allan). Alto and tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, teacher, b Montreal 21 Nov 1930, d Seminole, Florida 22 Jan 2007; L MUS clarinet (McGill) 1951.

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Brian Barley

Brian (Holgate) Barley. Saxophonist, clarinetist, composer (b Sarnia, Ont, 10 Dec 1942, d Toronto 8 Jun 1971). He began playing the clarinet at 11 and, inspired by the jazz musician Lee Konitz, took up the saxophone at 13.

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Jennings Burnett

(George) Jennings Burnett. Organist-choirmaster, composer, impresario, b Stogumber, Somerset, England, 21 Dec 1867, d Victoria, BC, 10 Jan 1941. His first important teacher was J.R. Kelway Toms in Wellington, England. Burnett emigrated to the USA and in 1889 held a church position in Chicago.

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Paul Bley

Hyman Paul Bley, pianist, electric keyboardist, composer (born 10 November 1932 in Montréal, QC; died 3 January 2016 in Stuart, Florida.)

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Lise Daoust

Lise Daoust. Flutist, teacher, b Montreal, 15 May 1950; premier prix flute, sight reading (Cons d'Orléans) 1972. After studying at the CMM, she pursued further studies at the Cons d'Orléans, France in 1972 and won the Concours Léopold Bellan de Paris that year.

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Eugene Kash

Eugene 'Jack' (Leon) Kash,. Violinist, conductor, teacher, b Toronto 1 May 1912, d there 6 Mar 2004.