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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.

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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.