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Vincent Lam

Vincent Lam, writer, medical doctor (b at London, Ont 5 Sept 1974). Lam's family is from an expatriate Chinese community in Vietnam. Lam, however, was born in Canada and raised in the country's capital.

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Kim Moritsugu

Kim Moritsugu's first novel, Looks Perfect (1996), is an edgy romantic comedy about not being defined by appearances. Her second novel, Old Flames (1999), is a touching work that captures the presence of Broadway and the passion of realizing one's dreams.

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John Vernon

John Vernon, né Adolphus Raimundus Vernon Agopsowicz, actor (b at Zehner, Sask 24 Feb 1932; d at Los Angeles, 1 Feb 2005). John Vernon, with his strong presence and deep, resonant voice, made a career predominantly out of playing the villainous, the officious and the corrupt.

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Rosemary Sullivan

Rosemary Sullivan, writer, professor, poet (b at Valois, Qué, 1947). Rosemary Sullivan's ancestors, whom she chronicles in The Guthrie Road (2009), moved from Ireland to Canada. Sullivan attended MCGILL UNIVERSITY, where she joined Radio McGill and became interested in feminism.

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Barbara Jean Clark

Barbara Jean Clark (b Woodcock). Choral conductor, teacher, singer, b Napanee, Ont, 9 Nov 1937; BA (Carleton) 1971, ARCT voice (Royal Conservatory of Music) 1973, hon LLD (Carleton) 2006.

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Richard Thomas Greene

Richard Thomas Greene, poet, scholar (born at St. John's, NL 17 Jul 1961). Richard Greene received his BA in English at MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY in 1983, and took his doctorate as a Rothermere Fellow at Oxford University in 1991.

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Madame Bolduc

Madame or La Bolduc (née Marie or Mary-Rose-Anne Travers), singer, songwriter, harmonica player, 'violoneuse' (born 4 June 1894 in Newport, Gaspésie, Que; died 20 February 1941 in Montreal).

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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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Jean Létourneau

Jean Létourneau. Tenor, french hornist, teacher, choir director, b Quebec City 12 Apr 1921. He first studied piano and organ with his father, Omer, then french horn with Raoul Vézina, and finally voice with Émile Larochelle, Aimé Plamondon, Léon Rothier, and Bernard Taylor.

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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.