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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.

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Malcolm Forsyth

Forsyth composed in a 20th-century idiom, but it was also of paramount importance to him to create music that sounded good to contemporary listeners.

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Frank Haworth

Francis Haworth, composer, educator, journalist (born 13 January 1905 in Liverpool, England; died 12 December 1994).

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Myrtle Guerrero

Myrtle Guerrero (b Rose, later m Knox-Leet). Educator, b North Battleford, Sask, 5 Aug 1906, d Oakville, Ont, 11 Aug 1995; ATCM 1939. After private studies 1917-28 in Lethbridge, Alta, she continued her training 1928-32 at the TCM, where her piano teachers were Peter C. Kennedy and Alberto Guerrero.

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George Lambert

George (James) Lambert. Baritone, teacher, b Long Preston, Yorkshire, England, 17 Dec 1900, d Toronto 13 Sep 1971. He was a choir boy in Ribblesdale but began adult voice studies after World War I with Frederic Lord, singing in oratorio and playing soccer professionally.

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Guy Lachapelle

Guy Lachapelle. Percussionist, teacher, composer, b Granby, Que, 2 Mar 1931, d Florida 25 Mar 2008; premier prix (CMM) 1954. He studied at the CMM 1948-54 with Saul Goodman. In 1954 he joined the MSO and served 1958-78 as its principal percussionist.

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Yves Daoust

Daoust, Yves. Composer, teacher, b Longueuil, near Montreal 10 Apr 1946. Daoust began studies in piano at age seven, wrote a film soundtrack for "prepared" piano at 16, and at 19 completed his first electronic work, for a Berlin theatre.

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H. Bruce Lobaugh

H. (Harold) Bruce Lobaugh. Teacher, administrator, clarinetist, musicologist, b Toledo, O, 19 Feb 1930; B SC education (Muskingum, O) 1952, M MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1960, PH D (ESM, Rochester) 1968.

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Audrey Johannesen

Audrey Johannesen (née Johnston), pianist, teacher (born 12 September 1930 in Regina, SK; died 21 May 2015 in Tsawwassen, BC). ATCM 1944, LRAM 1950, premier prix Brussels 1953. She studied with Frances England and Lyell Gustin in Regina and with Max Pirani at Banff.

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Talivaldis Kenins

Talivaldis Kenins. Composer, teacher, pianist, organist, b Liepaja, Latvia, 23 Apr 1919, naturalized Canadian 1956, d Toronto 20 Jan 2008; B LITT (Champollion) 1939, premier prix (Paris Conservatory) 1950.