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Roy Royal

Roy Royal. Baritone, teacher, producer, administrator, critic; b Edmonton 6 Mar 1895, d Montreal 5 Mar 1968. He studied voice in Edmonton with Eva Gagné-Saint-Germain, a pupil of Guillaume Couture and Romain Bussine. He also studied 1919-21 at the Paris Cons with A.L.

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Mark Messier

Mark Douglas “Moose” Messier, hockey player (born 18 January 1961 in Edmonton, AB). A talented forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 25 seasons, Mark Messier is considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time. He ranks near the top of many regular-season NHL records: third in points (1,887), eighth in goals (694), third in assists (1,193) and second in games played (1,756). He is also second all-time in playoff goals (109), playoff assists (186) and playoff points (295), and fourth overall in playoff games played (236). Famous for his leadership, he captained the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks. He also won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player with the Oilers in 1990 and with the Rangers in 1992. Messier won six Stanley Cups and received the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP in 1984. An Officer of the Order of Canada, he has been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame.

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Vianney Décarie

Vianney Décarie, philosopher (born at Montréal 28 Nov 1917, died there 6 Sep 2009). He studied in Montréal and Paris, where he received the degree of Docteur d'État.

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Ralls, Stephen

Stephen Ralls. Pianist, producer, vocal coach, b Hertford, England, 1 Jul 1944; MA (Merton College, Oxford) 1967, LRAM (London) 1969. Stephen Ralls studied privately with Frederick Jackson, Rex Stephens, and Geraint Jones.

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Charles Reiner

Charles Reiner. Pianist, accompanist, teacher, b Budapest 7 Apr 1924, naturalized Canadian 1956, d Montreal 19 Aug 2006. At a young age, Reiner was soloist with the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Émiliano Renaud

Émiliano Renaud. Pianist, composer, organist, teacher, b St-Jean-de-Matha, near Joliette, Que, 26 Jun 1875, d Montreal 3 Oct 1932. He studied piano with his mother, later with Paul Letondal, and still later with Dominique Ducharme.

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Jean Réti Forbes

Jean Réti Forbes (b Sahlmark, m Réti, m Forbes). Pianist, teacher, musicologist, editor, b Saltcoats (near Yorkton), Sask, 19 May 1911, naturalized US 1965, d Athens, Ga, 7 May 1972; ATCM 1930, LRAM 1933.

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Sonia Racine

Sonia Racine. Mezzo-soprano, b Quebec City 14 Mar 1958; premier prix voice (CMQ) 1986. She studied at the CMQ with Rolande Dion and Janine Lachance, and later in Toronto and New York.

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Joseph Quesnel

Quesnel, (Louis) Joseph (Marie). Merchant, composer, violinist, playwright, poet, actor, b St-Malo, France, 15 Nov 1746, d Montreal 3 Jul 1809. (Research by John Hare of the University of Ottawa has revealed that Quesnel's birthdate probably was 1746, not 1749 as has been assumed.

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Zoltan Roman

Zoltan Roman. Musicologist, oboist, b Miskolc, Hungary, 7 Jun 1936, naturalized Canadian 1962; B MUS (British Columbia) 1962, MA (Toronto) 1965, PH D (Toronto) 1970. He studied the oboe in Miskolc and played in its State SO and State Opera until 1956.

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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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