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Boris Brott

Conductor, violinist, producer, b Montreal 14 Mar 1944; première prix (CMM), honorary LLD (McMaster) 1988.

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Mabel Beddoe

Mabel (Beatrice) Beddoe. Contralto, b Hamilton, Ont, 18 Aug 1880, d New York 15 Feb 1959. Her father, Thomas Davis Beddoe (1853-1933), was known as an amateur tenor in Toronto.

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Tony Toth

Tony Toth. Oboist, english hornist, saxophonist, clarinetist, copyist, b Windsor, Ont, d Hamilton 23 Oct 2003. Among Tony Toth's teachers were Herbert Pye (clarinet, Toronto Conservatory of Music), Maurice Morel (oboe, english horn, and clarinet, Paris 1960), and Virginia Markson (flute).

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Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations/Fédération canadienne des associations de professeurs de musique

The Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations (CFMTA)/Fédération canadienne des associations de professeurs de musique (FCAPM). An umbrella organization encompassing provincial registered music teachers' associations in all 10 Canadian provinces.

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Victor Godfrey

Victor (John) Godfrey. Bass-baritone, born Deloraine, south of Brandon, Man 10 Sep 1934, died Meerbusch, Germany 26 Sep 2012.

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Anne-Marie Cadieux

Anne-Marie Cadieux, actor (b at Montréal Sep 23 1963). After earning a BA in theatre from the University of Ottawa, Anne-Marie Cadieux first appeared on stage in 1983 in Les Belles-Sœurs, directed by André Brassard (NAC/NCT).

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David French

His first stage play, Leaving Home (1972), produced and directed by Bill GLASSCO at Toronto's TARRAGON THEATRE, portrayed with humour and powerful emotion the generational conflict and cultural alienation within a Toronto family of transplanted Newfoundlanders.

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Gérald Gratton

Gérald Gratton, weightlifter, bricklayer. (born at Montréal, 29 Aug 1927; died there 27 July 1963). During the 1950s, Gérald Gratton was recognized as a very great Canadian athlete.

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Henri Prieur

Henri Prieur. Tenor, b Montreal 17 Apr 1893, d there 22 Aug 1970. Revealing a rich voice as a youth, Prieur was encouraged to study music and trained 1911-20, with Arthur Plamondon, Jean Riddez, and Albert Roberval.

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Orval Prophet

Orval (William) Prophet. Singer, guitarist, songwriter, b Edwards, near Ottawa, 31 Aug 1922, d there 4 Jan 1984.

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Jean-Guy Proulx

Jean-Guy Proulx. Organist, teacher, b Sudbury, Ont, 6 Jun 1949; B MUS organ (Laval) 1972, B MUS piano (Laval) 1976, M MUS (Laval) 1981. His teachers were Sister Pauline Charron, Antoine Bouchard, Antoine Reboulot, Robert Weisz, and Jeanne Landry.

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Avis Phillips

Avis (Ruth) Phillips. Soprano, teacher, b Winnipeg 16 Nov 1900, d Vancouver 7 Mar 1986; ATCM 1918, ARCM voice 1925, ARCM piano 1925. After piano studies in Mount Forest, Ont, with Alice Roger Collins, she attended the RCM 1921-5 under Aubyn Raymar (piano) and Edith Grepe (voice).

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René Richard Cyr

René Richard Cyr, actor, playwright, stage director, film producer, TV host (b at Montréal 27 Sep 1958). A highly talented jack-of-all-trades, René Richard Cyr made his mark as an actor on stage and screen thanks to roles that made him a popular star.

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Mark Miller

Mark David Miller, writer, photographer (born 6 November 1951 in Toronto, ON). Mark Miller is one of Canada’s most respected jazz critics.

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Harry Puddicombe

Harry (b Henry) Puddicombe. Teacher, b London, Ont, 14 Jun 1870?, d Ottawa 7 Jun 1953. Son of a cabinet maker, he sought a career in music instead of learning his father's trade. At 21 he went to Leipzig to study with Martin Krause in the hope of becoming a concert pianist.