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Zara Nelsova

Zara (b Sarah) Nelsova (b Nelson or Katznelson). Cellist, teacher, b Winnipeg 23 Dec 1918, naturalized US 1953, d New York 10 Oct 2002; honorary LLD (Winnipeg) 1985; honorary ARCT 1986; honorary D MUS (Smith College) 1992.

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Lynn Whidden

(Rose) Lynn Whidden. Ethnomusicologist, teacher, b Carnduff, Sask, 14 Jan 1946; BA (Manitoba) 1967, B MUS (Manitoba) 1969, M MUS (Minnesota) 1977, PH D (Montreal) 1987. She did graduate work in music, anthropology, and folklore.

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Frans Brouw

(Florent Robert) Frans Brouw. Pianist, teacher, b Furnes, Belgium, 31 Jan 1929, naturalized Canadian 1975; premier prix piano (Brussels Royal Cons) 1948, diplôme de virtuosité (Brussels Royal Cons) 1951. He studied piano with Marcel Maas and Jenny Solheid 1946-52 at the Brussels Royal Cons.

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George Alfred Grant-Schaefer

George Alfred Grant-Schaefer. Composer, organist, teacher, b Williamstown, near Cornwall, Ont, 4 Jul 1872, d Chicago 11 May 1939. He studied with Dominique Ducharme (piano) and Guillaume Couture (voice) in Montreal and with Victor Garwood (piano) and Adolf Weidig (theory) in Chicago. C.A.E.

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Pierre Mollet

Pierre Mollet. Baritone, teacher, organizer, choir conductor, b Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 23 Mar 1920, naturalized Canadian 1974, d Montréal 22 Oct 2007; premier prix performance (Lausanne Cons) 1946.

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Giuseppe Macina

Giuseppe (Francesco) Macina. Tenor, opera director, teacher, conductor, b Modugno, Italy, 20 Jun 1938; Artist Diploma voice (Toronto) 1967.

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Ronald Gibson

Ronald (Wilson) Gibson. Organist-choir master, conductor, pianist, teacher, critic, violist, b Maidstone, Kent, England, 28 May 1903, d Winnipeg 14 Dec 1993; ACCO 1927, B MUS (Manchester) 1949, ARMCM 1949, honorary LL D (Winnipeg) 1972. Gibson's family settled in Mordmen, Man, when he was 10.

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Roger Matton

Roger Matton. Composer, teacher, ethnomusicologist, b Granby, Que, 18 May 1929, d Quebec City 7 Jun 2004.

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Pierre Souvairan

Pierre (Julien Arnold) Souvairan. Pianist, teacher, b Montreux, Switzerland, of French parents and nationality, 30 Jul 1911, naturalized Swiss 1931, naturalized Canadian 1959, d Evolène, Switzerland, 28 Mar 2000; Diplôme de Virtuosité (Ribaupierre) 1930.

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August Liessens

August(e) Liessens. Organist, composer, bandmaster, choir conductor, teacher, inventor, b Ninove, near Brussels, 17 Aug 1894, naturalized Canadian 1953, d Sorel, Que, 8 Jul 1954. Liessens was blind from infancy. In 1901 he entered the Institut royal pour les aveugles at Woluwe-St-Lambert, Belgium.

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Antonio Létourneau

Antonio Létourneau. Organist, pianist, teacher, b Quebec City 28 Aug 1885, d Montreal 29 Oct 1948. As a child he was a soloist in Notre-Dame Church in Montreal. He began his musical studies in 1900 with Caroline Racicot and as early as 1904 was a pupil of R.-O.

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Rika Maniates

Maria Rika Maniates. Musicologist, born Toronto 30 Mar 1937, died there 20 Oct 2011; ARCT 1958, BA (Toronto) 1960, MA (Columbia) 1962, PH D (Columbia) 1965.

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May Lawson

May Lawson. Contralto, teacher, b West Calder, Scotland, 29 Mar 1901, d Winnipeg 28 Apr 1965. She arrived in Canada in 1914 with her parents and studied singing in Winnipeg with W. Davidson Thomson, Rhys Thomas, and Bernard Naylor and in Toronto with J. Campbell McInnes.

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Alcides Lanza

Lanza, Alcides (Emigdio). Composer, conductor, pianist, teacher, b Rosario, Argentina, 2 Jun 1929, naturalized Canadian 1976. In Buenos Aires he studied piano with Ruwin Erlich, conducting with Roberto Kinsky, and composition with Julián Bautista and Alberto Ginastera.

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Luc Lacourcière

Luc Lacourcière. Ethnographer, folklorist, writer, teacher, b St-Victor, Beauce, Que, 18 Oct 1910, d Quebec City 15 May 1989; BA (Laval) 1932, L LITT (Laval) 1934, honorary D LITT (McGill) 1966, honorary doctorate in ethnography (Memorial) 1975, honorary D LITT (Laurentian) 1977.

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Ronald R. MacKay

Ronald (Raymond) MacKay. Bandmaster, conductor, teacher, hornist, composer, b Dunnville, Ont, 26 Sep 1928, d Cole Harbour, NS, 14 Apr 2008.

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Charles Ambrose

Charles Ambrose. Organist, teacher, b England 1791, d Hamilton, Ont 17 Feb 1856. After serving as organist at Chelmsford Cathedral in England, he emigrated to Canada in 1837 and settled on a farm near Guelph, Ont. In 1845 he became organist-choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral in Hamilton.