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Sister Marie-Stéphane

Sister Marie-Stéphane (b Hélène Côté). Teacher, composer, b St-Barthélémy, Que, 9 Jan 1888, d Montreal 9 Aug 1985; D MUS (Montreal) 1936. She began musical studies at five with her elder sister and continued them in her parish convent.

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Robert Leroux

Robert Leroux. Percussionist, teacher, administrator, b Montreal 10 Dec 1950; B MUS (Montreal) 1970. He studied percussion at University of Montreal and McGill University and orchestral timpani repertoire with Louis Charbonneau.

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Stanley McCartney

Stanley McCartney. Clarinetist, teacher, b Vancouver 15 Mar 1930. He first studied clarinet in Vancouver with Bernard Temoin. He continued his studies in New York in 1953 with Daniel Bonade and later in Cleveland with Robert Marcellus.

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Rolland-G. Gingras

Rolland-G. (Georges) Gingras. Organist, teacher, critic, composer, b Quebec City 21 Apr 1899, d there 14 Dec 1964; D MUS (Montreal) 1945. He began lessons in piano and organ with Omer Létourneau at 12 and continued with J.-Arthur Bernier, Henri Gagnon, and Berthe Roy.

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Anna Malenfant

Anna Malenfant. Contralto, teacher, composer (under the name of Marie Lebrun), b Shediac, near Moncton, NB, 16 Oct 1905, d Montreal 15 Jun 1988; honorary D MUS (Moncton) 1975. She began her singing career in Moncton in Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado.

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Nicole Labelle

Nicole Labelle. Musicologist, teacher, pianist, organist, b Montreal 2 Jun 1946; B MUS (Montreal) 1967, M MUS (Montreal) 1970, premier prix history (CMM) 1973, D MUS (Sorbonne) 1978.

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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.