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Pierre Lagacé

Pierre(-Minier) Lagacé. Priest, educator, b Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Lower Canada (Quebec), 17 Oct 1830, d Quebec City 6 Dec 1884.

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Frank H. Rowe

Frank H. (Francis Henry) Rowe. Baritone, teacher, b Blackman, England, 22 Feb 1881?, d Montreal 19 Sept 1957?. He was a soloist at St John's Church in his native town and sang with the Moody-Manners opera troupe for three years. He later studied with Vittorio Maria Vanzo in Milan.

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Gregory Levin

Levin, Gregory (John). Composer, teacher, pianist, conductor, b Washington, DC, 8 Mar 1943, naturalized Canadian 1989; BA (Harvard) 1967, MFA (Brandeis) 1969, PH D (Brandeis) 1975.

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John McCaul

John McCaul. Educator, theologian, impresario, b Dublin 7 Mar 1807, d Toronto 16 Apr 1886; BA (Dublin) 1824, MA (Dublin) 1828, LL D (Dublin) 1835. A specialist in classical languages, McCaul moved to Toronto in 1839 as principal of Upper Canada College.

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Roland Leduc

Roland Leduc, (Joseph Augustin Georges). Cellist, conductor, teacher, administrator, b Longueuil, near Montreal, 25 Jul 1907, d 15 Sept 2001; premier prix (Brussels Royal Cons) 1929, prix de virtuosité Van Cutsem (Brussels Royal Cons) 1930.

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Omer Létourneau

(Joseph Hercule) Omer Létourneau. Organist, pianist, composer, music dealer, publisher, teacher, b Quebec City 13 Mar 1891, d there 14 Aug 1983. His precocious taste for music was encouraged by his father. At 11 he was able to substitute for the school's music teacher for a whole term.

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A.S. Vogt

A.S. (Augustus Stephen) Vogt. Choir conductor, administrator, educator, organist, pianist, b Washington, near Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont, of German and Swiss parents, 14 Aug 1861, d Toronto 17 Sep 1926; FRCO, honorary D MUS (Toronto) 1906.

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Marian Grudeff

Marian (b Marion) Grudeff. Pianist, composer, teacher, b Toronto, of Bulgarian parents, 18 Apr 1927, d Toronto 4 Nov 2006.

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Rudolf Komorous

Komorous, Rudolf. Composer, bassoonist, teacher, b Prague 8 Dec 1931, naturalized Canadian 1974. In Prague he studied bassoon 1946-52 at the State Cons and 1952-6 with Karel Pivonka at the Academy of Musical Arts. He also studied composition with Pavel Bořkovec at the academy.

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Frederick Karam

Karam, Frederick. Composer, organist, choir conductor, trombonist, singer, teacher, b Ottawa, to Lebanese parents, 26 Mar 1926; d there 27 Mar 1978; B MUS (Toronto) 1950, ARCT (1950), D MUS (Toronto) 1953.

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Marjan Mozetich

Marjan Mozetich. Composer, teacher, b Gorizia, Italy, of Yugoslavian parents, 7 Jan 1948, naturalized Canadian 1957; ARCT piano 1971, B MUS (Toronto) 1972. His family moved to Canada in 1952.

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Hugh Hartwell

Hartwell, Hugh (Kenneth). Composer, teacher, b Hamilton, Ont, 18 Jan 1945; B MUS (McGill) 1967, (Pennsylvania) 1971, PH D (Pennsylvania) 1975.

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François Héraly

(J.A.) François Héraly. Clarinetist, bandmaster, teacher, b Flavin, near Namur, Belgium, 1856, d Montreal between 20 and 22 Jul 1920. In 1867 he began music study in Brussels, and in 1873 he attended the conservatory at Namur, where he joined a regimental band.

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Gideon Hicks

Gideon Hicks. Bass-baritone, teacher, conductor, b Stoke-Climsland, Cornwall, England, 24 Jun 1868, d Victoria, BC, 23 Nov 1958. A pupil of C.C. Bethune in London, where he sang in concert and oratorio, Hicks moved to Vancouver in 1889.

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Gertrude Huntly Green

Gertrude Huntly Green (b Huntley, m Green, m Durand). Pianist, teacher, b St Thomas, Ont, July 1889, d Victoria, BC,10 Jan 1987. During her career she spelled her family name Huntley and Huntly.

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Louise Hirbour

Louise Hirbour. Musicologist, teacher, b Montreal 23 May 1938; B MUS (Montreal) 1964, Certificat d'études supérieures (Sorbonne) 1966, L MUS (Montreal) 1969, D MUS (Montreal) 1975.

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Godfrey Hewitt

(John Lemuel) Godfrey Hewitt. Organist, choirmaster, composer, teacher, b Cudworth, Yorkshire, England, 4 Jul 1909, d Ottawa 30 Aug 2002; FRCO 1930, honorary ARSCM 1969, D MUS (Cantuar) 1973. After lessons in Leeds with A.C.