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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.

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Yvette Lamontagne

Yvette Lamontagne. Cellist, teacher, b Montreal 26 Dec 1898, d Montreal 18 June 1992. She studied for three years on scholarship with Gustave Labelle at the McGill Conservatory.

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Quentin Maclean

Quentin Stuart Morvaren Maclean, organist, composer, teacher (born 14 May 1896 in London, England; died 9 July 1962 in Toronto, ON).

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George Haddad

George Richard Haddad, pianist, teacher (born 11 May 1918 in Eastend, near Swift Current, SK; died 27 September 2010 in Columbus, Ohio).

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Gaelyne Gabora

Gaelyne Gabora (b Craig). Soprano, teacher, b Regina 1931, d White Rock, BC, 1 Feb 2001. She studied at Notre Dame Academy in Charlottetown, at the GSM, England, 1953-6, and graduated with honours from the Vienna Academy 1956-9.

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Anna-Marie Globenski

Anna-Marie Globenski. Pianist, teacher, born St-Barthélémé, Que, 2 Jul 1929, died 8 Sep 2008; B MUS (Montreal) 1949, M MUS piano (Montreal) 1951, M MUS (Indiana), 1967, D MUS (Indiana) 1982.

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Taras Gabora

Taras (Daniel) Gabora. Violinist, teacher, b Yellow Creek, Sask, 23 Apr 1932; AMM 1952, Reifeprüfung (Vienna Academy) 1956.

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Marc Gagné

Marc Gagné. Composer, writer, ethnomusicologist, organist, teacher, b Saint-Joseph de Beauce, Que, 16 Dec 1939; D.èsL. (Laval) 1971.

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Frank Hanson

Frank (Franklin Keith) Hanson. Teacher, composer, b Lynn, Mass, 8 Aug 1899, naturalized Canadian late 1920s, d Montreal 16 Jan 1975; B MUS (McGill) 1931, D MUS (McGill) 1947. Raised in Lynn, and in Cincinnati where he studied piano, he moved in 1914 with his family to Toronto.

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Jean Hamelin

Jean Hamelin, university professor and historian (b at Saint-Narcisse, Qc 13 Jul 1931; d at Sainte-Foy 15 May 1998).

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C.L.M. Harris

C.L.M. (Charles Lewis Matthew) Harris. Conductor, organist, educator, composer, b Staningly, Yorkshire, England, 1863, d Port Huron, Mich, January 1925; B MUS (Trinity College, Toronto) 1891, D MUS (Trinity College, Toronto) 1898.

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Malcolm Forsyth

Malcolm Forsyth, composer, educator (b at Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 8 Dec 1936, naturalized Canadian 1974; d at Edmonton 5 Jul 2011).

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Frederick Geoghegan

Frederick (Vladimir Lawrence) Geoghegan. Organist, teacher, b Lichfield, England, 23 Jul 1921, naturalized Canadian 1960, d Vancouver 28 Mar 1982. Piano studies were begun with his mother and continued at 14 with Wilkinson Urqhart and Tobias Matthay in London. He made his recital debut at 18.

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Edward Laufer

Edward (Constantin) Laufer. Theorist, composer, teacher, b Zurich 25 Nov 1938, naturalized Canadian 1953; B MUS (Toronto) 1957, M MUS (Toronto) 1960, MFA (Princeton) 1964. He was raised in Halifax, where his family settled in 1939.

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Pietro Masella

Pietro (Ottavio) Masella. Oboist, teacher, b Montreal 6 Jan 1924, d there 10 Mar 2007. Pietro Masella took his first oboe lessons from Giuseppe Agostini in 1935. His first experience as an orchestra player was in the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (MSO) under the baton of Bruno Walter in 1941.

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François Tousignant

François Tousignant, composer, teacher (born 26 Apr 1955 in Montreal, QC; died 26 March 2019 in Montreal). François Tousignant’s catalogue of compositions includes some 30 works, in which serialism is a dominant influence. Among these are La Chevelure... for three sopranos and electric piano (1978), a commission from the French government on the occasion of the centenary of Alfred Cortot's birth and the 50th anniversary of the hall named after him; Portrait, a music-theater work inspired by Beaudelaire (1984); Concerto for piano and orchestra (1985); and Diptyque for orchestra (1988).

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Margo MacKinnon

Margo (Christine) MacKinnon. Soprano, teacher, b Windsor, Ont, 21 Apr 1931; ARCT 1948, B MUS (Toronto) 1951; Artist Diploma (Toronto) 1954. She sang on radio station WJR in Detroit when she was about 14.

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Mary Henderson

Mary Henderson. Soprano, teacher, b Longueuil (near Montreal) 17 Dec 1912. A study of the violin, begun at 10, led to a licentiate from McGill University. Her vocal studies, begun with Henri Pontbriand and Pauline Donalda in Montreal, were pursued in New York with C.