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Howie Morenz

On 28 January 1937, Morenz sustained a broken leg that proved to be a career-ending injury. In the months that followed, his health gradually declined, culminating in his death on 8 March of the same year.

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Martha Ostenso

Martha Ostenso, novelist (b near Bergen, Norway 6 Sept 1900; d at Seattle, Wash 1963). Ostenso's family immigrated to the midwestern US in 1902, then to Brandon, Manitoba, and later to Winnipeg, where Ostenso completed high school.

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Mary Louise Morrison

Mary Louise Morrison, soprano (b at Winnipeg 9 Nov 1926). Studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music brought Morrison to Toronto, where she began her career as an opera singer, appearing with the Canadian Opera Co and on the CBC.

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Clermont Pépin

Clermont Pépin, composer, pianist, teacher, administrator (b at St-Georges-de-Beauce, Qué 15 May 1926). First taught composition by Claude CHAMPAGNE, Rosario Scalero and Arnold Walter, he won the 1949 Prix d'Europe as a pianist and studied composition, theory and piano in Paris.

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Jean A. Duquette

Jean (or John) A. (Alfred) Duquette. Violinist, violist, teacher, b Oswego, NY, 15 Mar 1853, d Montreal 10 May 1902. Arriving in Montreal ca 1865, he studied violin 1865-71 with Jules Hone. He spent the next two years at the Boston Conservatory, where he obtained a diploma.

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Symphony Nova Scotia

While the present Symphony Nova Scotia was formed in 1983, its roots go back to 1897 when Max Weil founded the Halifax Symphony Orchestra, the first professional symphony orchestra in Canada.

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F. E. J. Fry

Frederick Ernest Joseph (F. E. J.) Fry, aquatic ecologist (born 17 April 1908 in Woking, United Kingdom; died 22 May 1989).

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Imant Raminsh

Imant (Karlis) Raminsh, composer, conductor, violinist, teacher (b at Ventspils, Latvia 18 Sep 1943, naturalized Canadian 1954).

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Allison Higson

Allison Higson, swimmer (b at Mississauga, Ont 13 Mar 1973). Higson established 11 age group records at a single meet in December 1985.

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Mario Bunge

Mario Bunge, (b at Buenos Aires, 1919). After training as a physicist (doctorate in mathematical physics, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 1952), Mario Bunge turned toward philosophy, which he taught at the U. of Buenos Aires from 1957 to 1963.

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Louis Chartier

Louis Chartier. Baritone, teacher, fl 1914-30. In 1914 he was one of the students at the La Palme-Issaurel studio. He was a soloist at Notre-Dame Church in Montreal, and he gave a concert with Hercule Lavoie in Verdun, near Montreal.

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Jacques Gérard

Jacques (b Gerard) Gérard (b Poisson). Tenor, b Arthabaska, near Drummondville, Que, 26 Jul 1899, d Old Orchard, Me, 12 Aug 1957. He studied with Salvatore Issaurel in Montreal and with Désiré Demest in Brussels. After his debut in Liège in 1927 as Faust, he appeared in several other Belgian cities.

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Gerald S. Doyle

Gerald S. (Stanley) Doyle. Businessman, folksong collector, b King's Cove, Bonavista Bay, Nfld, 26 Sep 1892, d St John's, Nfld, 12 Jul 1956.

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Lynn Whidden

(Rose) Lynn Whidden. Ethnomusicologist, teacher, b Carnduff, Sask, 14 Jan 1946; BA (Manitoba) 1967, B MUS (Manitoba) 1969, M MUS (Minnesota) 1977, PH D (Montreal) 1987. She did graduate work in music, anthropology, and folklore.

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Frank Gay

Frank (François) Gay. String instrument builder, guitarist, lutenist, composer, b Marcelin, north of Saskatoon, of French parents, 23 Apr 1920.

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Frank Hanson

Frank (Franklin Keith) Hanson. Teacher, composer, b Lynn, Mass, 8 Aug 1899, naturalized Canadian late 1920s, d Montreal 16 Jan 1975; B MUS (McGill) 1931, D MUS (McGill) 1947. Raised in Lynn, and in Cincinnati where he studied piano, he moved in 1914 with his family to Toronto.

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Elliott Haslam

(William) Elliott Haslam. Voice teacher, choir conductor, b England, 1851?, d Toronto 23 Nov 1915. A son of the concert singer John Haslam, Elliott Haslam was educated in Italy and studied music at London's RAM.