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James Laughlin Hughes

James Laughlin Hughes, educator, author (b near Bowmanville, Ont 20 Feb 1846; d at Toronto 3 Jan 1935), elder brother of Sir Sam HUGHES. Educated at Toronto Normal School, he became principal of its associated Model School at age 24.

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John Bland

John Bland, emeritus professor of architecture at McGill, distinguished architect, town planner, architectural historian and author as well as one of the foremost educators of architects in Canada (b at Lachine, Qué 13 Nov 1911; d in Montreal March 26, 2002).

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School Trustee

A school trustee is a member of a board of education elected (a few are appointed) for terms ranging from 2 to 4 years. Membership varies from 5 to more than 20 on some large boards.

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Thomas Griffith Taylor

Thomas Griffith Taylor, geographer, educator, explorer (b at Walthamstow, Eng 1 Dec 1880; d at Sydney, Australia 4 Nov 1963). A dynamic personality who did research on every continent, Taylor founded the first Canadian department of geography at U of T (1935).

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Clayton Oscar Person

Clayton Oscar Person, scientist, educator (b at Regina, Sask 16 May 1922; d at Vancouver, BC 1 Sept 1990). Educated at Saskatoon, Alberta and overseas, Person worked at U Man, U of A and UBC. He is recognized internationally as an authority on the genetics of host-parasite relations.

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Glen Harrison

(Gilbert) Glen Harrison. Educator, choir conductor, tenor, b Winnipeg 3 Jun 1929; BA (Manitoba) 1950, AMM (Manitoba) 1960, M ED (Manitoba) 1973. His main teachers were Nina Dempsey and Ruby Moir.

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Natalie Kuzmich

Natalie (Olga) Kuzmich (b Belz). Educator, producer, adjudicator, b Toronto 22 May 1932; B MUS music education (Toronto) 1954, MA musicology (Toronto) 1968.

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Robert Verebes

Robert Verebes, violist, teacher (born 15 November 1934 in Budapest, Hungary; died 12 April 2016 in Montréal, QC). Robert Verebes’s performances exhibited sophisticated musicianship and impassioned playing. After earning his artist diploma at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, Verebes came to Canada and became a prominent member of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra for 40 years. He was also an acclaimed soloist and a founding member of the New Chamber Music Ensemble of Ottawa, the Musica Camerata Montréal and the Classical Quartet of Montréal. He taught chamber music at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal for 23 years and premiered several works commissioned for him, including Jean Coulthard’s Symphonic Ode and Lothar Klein’s Concerto Sacro.

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Gustave Gagnon

Gustave (Adolphe Mathurin) Gagnon. Organist, teacher, composer, b Rivière-du-Loup-en-haut (now Louiseville), near Trois-Rivières, Que, 6 Nov 1842, d Quebec City 19 Nov 1930; honorary D MUS (Laval) 1922.

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Giulio Masella

Giulio (Luigi) Masella. French hornist, teacher, b Montreal 8 Dec 1935; premier prix french horn (CMM) 1952. His brother Joseph and Harry Berv taught him at the CMM 1947-55. He was a member of the MSO 1954-82 and played regularly in CBC orchestras and ensembles 1965-82.

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Roland Gagnier

Roland Gagnier. Bassoonist, teacher, b Montreal 17 May 1905, d there 24 Jul 1975. He did all his studies under the direction of his father, Joseph.

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Anthony Genge

Anthony (Charles) Genge. Composer, pianist, teacher, b Vancouver 22 May 1952; B MUS (Victoria) 1979, M MUS (McGill) 1981, PH D (State U of New York, Buffalo) 1985. He began to play jazz piano professionally as a teenager.

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Sarah Fischer

After a leave-taking recital, Fischer left for London to complete her training at the RCM 1919-22 with Cecilia M. Hutchinson.

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Isabelle Mills

Isabelle (Margaret) Mills. Educator, writer, conductor, b Fleming, Sask, near Brandon, Man, 3 Sep 1923; ARCT 1948, BA (Manitoba) 1964, MA (Columbia) 1965, ED D (Columbia) 1971. She studied in Brandon and summers (1947, 1949, and 1950) at the RCMT.

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Max Bohrer

Max (Alfred Edward Maximilian) Bohrer. Pianist, teacher, b Montreal 25 Feb 1860, d there 24 Apr 1942. He was taught by his father, William Bohrer, and was auditioned by Anton Rubinstein during the latter's visit to Montreal in 1873.

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Robin Wood

Robin (Lawrence) Wood. Pianist, teacher, b Victoria, BC, 13 Oct 1924, d there 28 Feb 2004; LRSM 1943, FRAM, honorary LL D (Victoria) 1978. He studied in Victoria with Stanley Shale and continued 1943-6 at Victoria College and the University of British Columbia.