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W. Knight Wilson

W. (William) Knight Wilson. Conductor, teacher, violinist, b Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland, 1887, d Toronto 10 Sep 1961. A pupil of J.M. Cooper and Henri Verbrugghen at the Glasgow Atheneum (the Scottish National Academy of Music), he played in the Scottish SO under Wood, Elgar, and Richter.

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Robertson Davies

Robertson William Davies, CC, OOnt, writer, journalist, professor (born 28 August 1913 in Thamesville, ON 28 Aug 1913; died 2 December 1995 in Orangeville, ON).

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Robert Finch

Robert Duer Claydon Finch, poet, scholar (b at Freeport, Long Island, NY 14 May 1900; d at Toronto 11 June 1995). Robert Finch was educated at University College, University of Toronto, and the Sorbonne, Paris. He was a professor of French at the University of Toronto for four decades, 1928-68.

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Magdeleine Martin

Magdeleine Martin. Pianist, teacher, b Montreal 28 Aug 1921. She studied piano with her sister Gilberte and organ and harmony with Georges-Émile Tanguay. In 1943 she was admitted to the CMM; her teachers there were Isidor Philipp (piano) and Joseph Bonnet (organ).

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Frédéric Back

Frédéric Back, OC, CQ, animator, illustrator, muralist, teacher, activist (born 8 April 1924 in Sarrebrück, France; died 24 December 2013 in Montréal, QC). Frédéric Back was one of Canada’s most celebrated animators and a pioneering environmental activist.

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Stanley Saunders

Stanley Saunders. Administrator, educator, conductor, clarinetist, b Newport, Gwent (then Monmouthshire), Wales, 3 May 1927; DIP MUS (Wales) 1951, M MUS (Oregon) 1967, DMA (Oregon) 1970.

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Louise Laplante

(Marie Irène) Louise Laplante. Administrator, teacher, b Montreal 2 Oct 1943; B MUS (Montreal) 1966, M MUS piano (Montreal) 1967, BES (Quebec Department of Education) 1968, L MUS (Montreal) 1972.

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Marie Iösch-Lorcini

Marie (Emma) Iösch-Lorcini (b Iösch, m Lorcini). Harpist, teacher, b Montreal 1 Jan 1930; premier prix harp (CMM) 1951. She is the daughter of the cellist Marthe Delcellier and the violinist Pierre Iösch, who were members of the Montreal Orchestra, the MSO, and the Little Symphony of Montreal.

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Ronald St. John Macdonald

Ronald St. John Macdonald, international jurist, teacher, (born at Montréal 20 Aug 1928; died at Halifax 7 Sept 2006). He was educated at St Francis Xavier U (BA, 1949), Dalhousie (LLB, 1952), London and Harvard (LLM, 1954-55).

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Françoise Aubut

Françoise Aubut-Pratte (née Aubut), organist, educator (born 5 September 1922 in St-Jérôme, QC; died 8 October 1984 in Montréal, QC).

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George Bain

George Bain, journalist, author, educator (b at Toronto 29 Jan 1920). Bain was educated in Toronto and served as a pilot in Bomber Command during WWII. In the mid-1950s, he began the Ottawa column in the Toronto Globe and Mail.

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Alvaro Pierri

Alvaro Pierri. Guitarist, teacher, b Montevideo, Uruguay, 18 Jan 1953. Born into a family of musicians, he began studying piano at four with his mother, Ada Estades, and one year later he began taking guitar lessons with his aunt, Olga Pierri.

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Frederic Hubert Soward

Frederic Hubert Soward, historian, educator (b at Minden, Ont 10 Apr 1899; d at Vancouver 1 Jan 1985). Educated at Toronto, Edinburgh and Oxford, he taught history at UBC 1922-64 (head of department, 1953-63).

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Yvon Charbonneau

Yvon Charbonneau, teacher, president of the Centrale de l'enseignement du Québec (CEQ) (b at Mont-Laurier, Qué 11 July 1940). After studying at Université de Montréal, Charbonneau taught French and the humanities in Québec and Tunisia in 1961-69.

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Robert Edward Bell

Robert Edward Bell, nuclear physicist, university educator (b at New Malden, Eng 29 Nov 1918; d at Vancouver, BC 1 Apr 1992). After graduating from the University of British Columbia (BA 1939, MA 1941), he worked on RADAR development at the NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL during WWII.

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Robert Jordan

Robert (Christopher) Jordan. Guitarist, teacher, b Oxford 22 Jul 1933, naturalized Canadian 1957. He studied violin 1949-52 with Charles de Reyghere in Bedford.