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Allan Rae

Allan Rae. Composer, b Blairmore, near Lethbridge, Alta, 3 Jul 1942. After three years in Calgary as a trumpeter in the Canadian Army Band he studied composition and arranging at the Berklee College of Music, Boston. He was a composer and conductor 1966-70 for CBC Calgary TV and radio.

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Renée Morisset

Renée Morisset. Pianist, teacher, born St-Damien-de-Bellechasse, near Quebec City, 13 Jun 1928, died Québec City 3 May 2009; deuxième prix piano (CMM) 1946, premier prix piano (CMM) 1947.

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Ivan Romanoff

Ivan Romanoff (b Pezhuk). Conductor, violinist, arranger, composer, b Toronto, of Ukrainian parents, 8 Mar 1914, d Toronto, 14 Mar 1997. He played in a mandolin orchestra as a boy and studied violin at the TCM with Alexander Chuhaldin, Chris Dafeff, Broadus Farmer, and Kathleen Parlow.

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Lazare-Arsène Barbarin

Lazare-Arsène Barbarin. Choirmaster, teacher, b Marseilles 6 Nov 1812, d there 14 Mar 1875; LL L (Faculté d'Aix-en-Provence) 1833. He was a member of the illustrious Italian family Barberini and descended from the family of Pope Urban VIII.

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J.D.A. Tripp

J.D.A. (John David Alvin or Alexander) Tripp. Pianist, teacher, b Dunbarton, east of Toronto, 10 Jan 1867, d Vancouver 26 Nov 1945; ATCM 1889.

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Catherine Callbeck

In 1988 she returned to politics, this time at the federal level, winning the PEI riding of Malpeque for the Liberals. Following the resignation of PEI premier Joe Ghiz, Callbeck announced she wished to succeed him.

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Élisabeth Gallat-Morin

Élisabeth (Anne) Gallat-Morin (b Gallat). Musicologist, harpsichordist, b Paris 9 Feb 1932, naturalized Canadian 1979; B MUS (Montreal) 1970, MA musicology (Montreal) 1977, PH D musicology (Montreal) 1986.

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Erik the Red

Erik the Red (Eiríkr rauða in Old Norse and Eiríkur rauði in modern Icelandic, a.k.a. Erik Thorvaldsson), colonizer, explorer, chief (born in the Jæren district in Norway; died c. 1000 CE at Brattahlid, Greenland). An Icelandic settler of modest means who was exiled for his involvement in a violent dispute, Erik the Red rose in status as he explored Greenland and founded the first Norse settlement there. One of his sons, Leif Eriksson, led some of the first European explorations of the east coast of North America, including regions that are now part of Arctic and Atlantic Canada.

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Joseph Allard

Joseph Allard, violoneux, composer (born 1 July 1873 in Woodlands [now Léry], QC; died 14 November 1947 near Montréal, QC).

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Blodwen Davies

Blodwen Davies, writer (born at Longueuil, Que 1897; died at Cedar Grove, Ont 10 Sep 1966). Born in the Montréal suburb of Longueuil, Blodwen Davies began writing as a journalist for the Fort William newspaper.

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Don McManus

Don (Donald Leslie) McManus. Bass, actor, b Edmonton 30 Aug 1932. While studying voice 1950-8 in Vancouver with Anna Nicholls and William Morton, he made his acting debut (1952) at TUTS.

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Emma Caslor

Emma Caslor (b Carmichael, m Finn, m Watson) (b Enid Maude; performed until 1948 as Nina Finn). Folksinger, pianist, b Chilliwack, BC, 18 Dec 1911, d there 25 Dec 1977).

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Anne Marie Moss

Anne Marie Moss. Singer, teacher, b Toronto 6 Feb 1935. Except for lessons in breath control from Portia White in 1955, she did not study formally.

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Bernard Jean

(Joseph Christian) Bernard Jean. Oboist, teacher, conductor, b Kénogami (now Jonquière), Que, 21 Sep 1948; premier prix oboe (CMQ) 1968, premier prix oboe (Paris Cons) 1970, premier prix chamber music (Paris Cons) 1971.

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