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Rudolf Komorous

Rudolf Komorous, composer, bassoonist, teacher (b at Prague 8 Dec 1931, naturalized Canadian 1974). Komorous studied bassoon in Prague, at the State Conservatory (1952-56) and with Karel Pivonka at the Academy of Musical Arts (1952-56).

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Ron Collier

Ron (Ronald William) Collier. Composer, arranger, conductor, trombonist, teacher, b Coleman, near Lethbridge, Alta, 3 Jul 1930, d Toronto 22 Oct 2003. Ron Collier received his early training 1943-50 in Vancouver, where he played trombone in the Kitsilano Boys' Band.

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Robert Kroetsch

Robert Kroetsch, writer, editor, teacher (born at Heisler, Alta 26 Jun 1927, died at Edmonton, 21 Jun 2011). Kroetsch grew up on his father's farm and studied at the University of Alberta and the University of Iowa.

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Robert Balgarnie Young Scott

Robert Balgarnie Young Scott, biblical scholar (b at Toronto 16 July 1899; d at Toronto, 1 Nov 1987). After serving in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in WWI, he studied Greek and Hebrew at the University of Toronto (PhD 1928).

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Frederick Chubb

(John) Frederick Chubb. Organist, choirmaster, teacher, composer, b Hastings, England, 16 Apr 1885, d Vancouver 6 Mar 1966; ARCO 1904, FRCO 1904, BA (Cambridge) 1909, B MUS (Oxford) 1909. After studies with A.W.

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Robert Weisz

Robert Weisz. Pianist, teacher, b Arad, Rumania, 25 Jun 1925, of Hungarian parents, naturalized Swiss 1963 and Canadian 1975; prix de virtuosité (Geneva Cons) 1949.

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Loring Woart Bailey

Loring Woart Bailey, geologist, educator (b at West Point, NY 28 Sept 1839; d at Fredericton 10 Jan 1925). Son of a professor at the US Military Academy, Bailey was educated at Harvard and Brown and knew many important scientists.

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Mary Ann Parker

Mary Ann (Elizabeth) Parker. Musicologist, teacher, b Toronto 21 Nov 1951; ARCT piano (1971), BA (Toronto) 1972, M MUS (Southern Illinois) 1976, PH D musicology (ESM, Rochester) 1982. Her PH D thesis, completed under the supervision of Alfred Mann, was on 'Handel's Latin Psalm settings.

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George Strathy

George (William) Strathy. Teacher, pianist, conductor, composer, b Scotland 19 Aug 1818, d Toronto 4 Dec 1890; B MUS (Trinity College, Toronto) 1853, D MUS (Trinity College, Toronto) 1858. He probably came to Canada in 1835.

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Gustave Smith

(Charles) Gustave Smith. Teacher, organist, composer, writer, painter, draftsman, b London 14 Feb 1826, d Ottawa 6 Feb 1896.

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George Stewart

George (Watson) Stewart. Conductor, teacher, organist, french hornist, b Glasgow 1870, d near Woodbridge, Ont, 24 Nov 1961. He studied with George Bloine in Berlin, taught singing at the Academy in Edinburgh, and toured for two seasons with the Berlin Meister Orchestra.

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Gwen Thompson

Thompson, Gwen (Gwendoline Linda Louise). Violinist, teacher, b Winnipeg 30 Mar 1947; B MUS performance (Indiana) 1969. A pupil of Frank Simmons, John Waterhouse, and S.C.

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Antoine Reboulot

Antoine Reboulot. Organist, pianist, teacher, composer, (Decize, Nièvre, France, Dec. 17, 1914 - Montreal, July 11, 2002, naturalized Canadian 1978); first prize in organ (Cons national de Paris) 1936, first prize in composition (ibid) 1947.

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Sidney Robinovitch

Sidney Robinovitch. Composer, teacher, b Brandon, Man, 16 Jul 1942; BA (Manitoba) 1963, PH D (Illinois) 1970. With a doctorate in communications, Robinovitch taught in the school of social sciences at York University 1970-7 when he left to pursue a career in music.

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György Terebesi

Terebesi, György. Violinist, teacher, b Budapest 23 Jul 1932, naturalized German 1970, naturalized Canadian 1986. He studied violin and chamber music in Budapest, at the Conservatory (1948-50) and at the Franz Liszt Academy (1950-4).