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Wally Koster

Wally (Walter Serge) Koster. Singer, trombonist, actor, b Winnipeg, of Polish-Russian parents, 14 Feb 1923, d Toronto 11 Dec 1975.

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Charles Hutton

Charles (Warrington) Hutton. Organist, music dealer, conductor, b St John's, Nfld, 20 Aug 1861, d there 1 Feb 1949. He was educated in Charlottetown and at the French college, St Pierre, and in 1880 became organist-choirmaster at St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cathedral in St John's.

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Guy Desbarats

Guy Edouard André Joseph Desbarats, architect, teacher, dean, author, consultant (b at Montréal, QC 30 July 1925; d at Sherbrooke, QC 30 August 2003). Desbarats graduated from the MCGILL school of architecture in 1948.

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Jackie Maxwell

Jackie Maxwell, director, dramaturge (born 1956 in Belfast, Northern Ireland). Jackie Maxwell is a forceful and influential figure in contemporary Canadian theatre and is currently artistic director of the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

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Howard Cable

Howard (Reid) Cable, conductor, arranger, music director, composer, scriptwriter, radio and television producer (born 15 December 1920 in Toronto, ON; died 30 March 2016 in Toronto).

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Alan Reesor

(Frederick) Alan (Edwin) Reesor. Teacher, organist, conductor, composer, b Markham, Ont, 14 Jun 1936; B MUS (Toronto) 1957, M MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1965. Reesor studied piano with Gertrude Jackson and organ with Wilfred Powell, John McIntosh, Norman Peterson, and H. William Hawke.

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Sheila Henig

Sheila Henig. Pianist, soprano, b Winnipeg 19 Feb 1934, d Toronto 15 May 1979; ARCT piano, voice, 1952, Artist Diploma (Toronto) 1955. She studied piano with Jean Broadfoot and Gordon Kushner in Winnipeg and with Margaret Miller Brown at the RCMT.

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John Stromberg

John (Alexander) Stromberg (b Stramberg). Composer, pianist, conductor, b Milton, P.E.I., 9 Nov 1858, d Freeport, Long Island, New York, 5 Jul 1902. John Stramberg was raised in Milton and River John, P.E.I. His father, Nathaniel Philip Stramberg (b River John, N.S.

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Armand Ferland

(Joseph Pierre) Armand Ferland. Conductor, clarinettist, teacher, administrator, b St Boniface, Man, 31 Mar 1926; BA (Manitoba) 1947, premier prix clarinet (CMM) 1951, LRAM 1953, LGSM 1954, B MUS (Laval) 1965, L MUS (Laval) 1968.

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Daniel Foley

Foley, Daniel (Charles). Composer, b Toronto 24 Apr 1952, B MUS (North Carolina School of the Arts) 1974, M MUS Composition (Toronto) 1977.

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Peter Pringle

Peter Pringle. Singer-songwriter, composer, actor, thereminist, b Halifax, NS, 7 Sep 1945. He studied at the University of Toronto. At six, he was a soprano in the children's choir of the Canadian Opera Company.

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Don Messer and His Islanders

Messer, who began playing the violin at five, learned fiddle tunes from local players - his uncle Jim Messer, Bowman Little, Charlie Bell, and others - and Scottish and Irish songs from his mother. At seven he was performing at barn dances, weddings, and other social gatherings in the area.

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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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Gene MacLellan

Gene Philip MacLellan, songwriter, singer, guitarist (born 2 February 1938 in Val-d'Or, QC; died 19 January 1995 in Summerside, PEI). Gene MacLellan was a country, pop and gospel singer-songwriter. His songs “Snowbird” and “Put Your Hand in the Hand” won Grammy Awards in 1971; they were also declared Canadian classics by SOCAN and were inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Winner of the 1971 Juno Award for Canadian composer of the year, MacLellan was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Association’s Hall of Fame and Nova Scotia’s Music Hall of Fame. He also received the East Coast Music Association’s Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award, and was honoured at the ECMA awards in both 1995 and 1996.

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Samuel Dolin

Samuel (Joseph) Dolin. Composer, teacher, administrator, b Montreal 22 Aug 1917, d Midland, Ont, 13 Jan 2002; B MUS (Toronto) 1942, D MUS (Toronto) 1958. He began his musical studies in Montreal under Tania and Vladmir Elgart, Stanley Gardner and Vladimir Emenitov (piano and theory).

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Sheila Piercey

Sheila (Kathleen) Piercey. Soprano, b Halifax, NS, 18 Nov 1933. Coached by her mother Lilian (MacKinnon) Piercey, she made her debut at five.

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