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Ron Paley

Paley, Ron (Ronald Frank). Composer, arranger, pianist, bass guitarist, b Winnipeg 20 Nov 1950; B MUS (Manitoba) 1972. He studied piano with William Aide at the University of Manitoba and with Ray Santisi 1972-3 at the Berklee College of Music.

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Irene Pavloska

Irene Pavloska (b Lévi). Mezzo-soprano, b St-Jean, Que, 17 Feb 1889, d Chicago 12 Feb 1962. Raised in Montreal, where her parents settled when she was three, she began piano lessons when she was six. She later studied for 18 months with Clara Folin in Frankfurt while in boarding school there.

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Arthur Ozolins

Arthur (Marcello) Ozolins. Pianist, b Lübeck, Germany, of Latvian parents, 7 Feb 1946; naturalized Canadian 1964; B SC (Mannes College) 1967.

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Charles-Marie Panneton

Charles-Marie Panneton. Pianist, teacher, composer, b Montreal 15 or 17 Jun 1845 (or, according to Musiciens canadiens, 17 Jun 1848), d there 3 Jan 1890. He studied first at Joliette College and later in Montreal with Paul Letondal.

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Hélène Panneton

Hélène Panneton. Organist, harpsichordist, teacher, b Sherbrooke, Que, 4 Feb 1952; BA French literature (Sherbrooke) 1972, B MUS (Sherbrooke) 1975, premier prix organ (CMM) 1977, M MUS harpsichord (Montreal) 1982.

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Damis Paul

Damis Paul. Organist, pianist, choirmaster, violinist, b St-Hyacinthe, Que, 9 Mar 1827, d South Bend, Ind, 13 Dec 1913. He studied at the seminary at Ste-Thérèse, Que, with Father Charles-Joseph Ducharme, at the same time as the organ builders Joseph Casavant and Louis Mitchell. L.

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Joan Peebles

Joan (Angusta Brownie) Peebles. Contralto, teacher, b New Westminster, BC, 5 Jan 1899, d there 11 Oct 1991. After five years as a school teacher, she won the Hudson's Bay Company medal in 1923 in the first British Columbia Music Festival and thereafter studied with teachers in Vancouver (Mrs.

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Jeanne Pengelly

Jeanne (Isabel) Pengelly (b Hesson). Soprano, teacher, b Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), Ont, 10 Feb 1908, d Kingston, Ont, 2 Nov 1977.

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Jean-Marie Cloutier

Jean-Marie Cloutier. Teacher, composer, (Quebec City, Aug 8, 1923 - Ste Agathe, Dec. 7, 1997); B.Mus. (Montreal) 1953, L.Mus. Sacred Music (ibid.), L.Mus. (ibid.) 1955.

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M.G. (Moyez G.) Vassanji

THE BOOK OF SECRETS (1993) established Vassanji as an important voice in Canadian literature. Awarded the inaugural SCOTIABANK GILLER prize for fiction, it won both critical and popular acclaim. The Book of Secrets is representative of Vassanji's gift for storytelling.

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Réjean Poirier

Réjean Poirier. Organist, harpsichordist, teacher, composer, b St-Alphonse-Rodriguez, near Joliette, Que, 22 Apr 1950; premier prix organ (CMM) 1971, certificat d'études supérieures harpsichord (CMM) 1971.

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Barbara Pentland

Pentland, Barbara. Composer, pianist, teacher, b Winnipeg 2 Jan 1912, d Vancouver 5 Feb 2000; ATCM 1931, composition diploma (Juilliard) 1939, honorary LLD (Manitoba) 1976; honorary LL D (Simon Fraser) 1985.

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Jean Girard

Jean Girard. Organist, serpent player, schoolmaster (b Bourges, France, 8 Aug 1696, d Montreal 23 Feb 1765). The son of a master baker, he was admitted 5 May 1704 to the choir school of Bourges' Sainte-Chapelle, where for eight years he received a thorough training as a church musician.

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Jacques Labrecque

Jacques Labrecque. Baritone, folksinger, storyteller, producer, publisher, ethnologist, ( St. Benoît, near Montreal, 8 Jun 1917 - Longueuil, QC, 18 March 1995). He developed a taste for singing while living on his parents' farm.

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Yvan Bienvenue

Yvan Bienvenue, poet, playwright, producer, translator, publisher (b at Saint-Hyacinthe, Qué 14 August 1962). Yvan Bienvenue studied playwriting at the École nationale de théâtre du Canada in the late 1980s and co-founded the Théâtre Urbi et Orbi with Stéphane Jacques in 1992.

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Stu Phillips

Stu (Stuart) Phillips. Country singer (baritone), songwriter, broadcaster, b St-Eustache, near Montreal, 19 Jan 1933.

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Paul Piché

Paul Piché. Singer, songwriter, b Montreal 15 Sep 1953. He studied archeology at the University of Montreal, and in the early 1970s sang in Quebec colleges.