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bpNichol

Barrie Phillip Nichol, "bpNichol," writer, sound poet, editor, teacher (b at Vancouver 30 Sept 1944; d at Toronto 25 Sept 1988). bpNichol's tragic early death in 1988 robbed us of one of Canada's leading experimental writers, and a truly generous individual and imagination.

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de Rimanoczy Quartet

de Rimanoczy Quartet. First major Vancouver string quartet, founded in 1947 by Jean de Rimanoczy (first violin), with John Chlumecky (second violin), Smyth Humphreys (viola), and Audrey Piggott (cello). Piggott was succeeded in 1955 by Malcolm Tait.

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k.d. lang

k.d. (Kathryn Dawn) lang. Singer, songwriter, born Edmonton 2 Nov 1961; hon LLD (Alberta) 2008.

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rob mclennan

rob mclennan, writer, poet, editor, publisher (b at Ottawa 15 Mar 1970). A prominent figure in OTTAWA's writing community, rob mclennan has published prolifically in a variety of genres.

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trey anthony

Trey Anthony (trey anthony), comedian, playwright, screenwriter, producer (born 1974 in London, England).

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Åsbjørn Gathe

In 1953 Åsbjørn Gathe completed designs for Westminster Priory, which included Westminster Abbey, the Seminary of Christ the King and related buildings.

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Ève Cournoyer

​Ève Cournoyer, author, composer, interpreter and sound technician (born 15 May 1969 in QC; died 12 August 2012 in Montréal, QC).

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Ève Gagnier

Ève Gagnier. Soprano, actress, b Montreal 12 Nov 1930, d there 19 Sep 1984. She studied at the CMM with Martial Singher (voice), Auguste Descarries (piano), and Marcel Grandjany (harp). She distinguished herself in numerous operetta and musical comedy roles on the stage and on CBC radio and TV.

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Ève K. Tremblay

Ève Kateri Tremblay, multidisciplinary artist (born 1972 in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC). Ève K. Tremblay’s exhibits can be found in various artistic institutions, notably in Montréal, Toronto, New York, Zurich and Basel. Her work is included in the collections of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal and the Musée national des beaux-Arts du Québec (Québec City).

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Édith Tremblay

(Marie) Édith (Louise Ginette) Tremblay. Soprano, b Arvida (renamed Jonquière), Que, 11 Apr 1947; deuxième prix voice (CMQ) 1971.

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Édouard Chatillon

Édouard Chatillon. Organist, teacher, composer, b Nicolet 1866, d there 1947. A pupil of his father, Octave Chatillon, he succeeded him as organist at the Nicolet Cathedral in 1896 and remained in the position until his death.

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Édouard Clarke

Édouard Clarke. Pianist, organist, teacher, b Montreal 4 Nov 1867, d Biddeford, Me, 2 Feb 1917. He studied 1874-88 with Rosalie Euvrard, Paul Letondal, and Dominique Ducharme at the Institut Nazareth in Montreal. Despite his blindness Clarke was both a brilliant performer and a fine accompanist.

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Édouard Dumouchel

(Alphonse) Édouard Dumouchel. Organist, pianist, teacher, b Rigaud, near Montreal, 1 Mar 1841, d Ogdensburg, NY, 21 Sep 1914. He attended college in Rigaud and studied music with his aunt, Esther Fournier.

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Édouard Lalonde

Édouard Lalonde, "Newsy," hockey and lacrosse player (b at Cornwall, Ont 31 Oct 1887; d at Montréal 21 Nov 1970). He excelled at both sports and gained notoriety and fame for his intense competitiveness. He picked up his nickname during a stint as reporter and printer for the Cornwall Freeholder.

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Édouard Lebel

Édouard Lebel. Tenor, civil servant, b Wotton, near Sherbrooke, Canada East (Quebec), 11 Dec 1865, d Montreal 17 Feb 1939. He studied voice with Achille Fortier and Guillaume Couture in Montreal.

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Édouard Lock

With Human Sex (1985), Lock's harsh, urban, performance-art-oriented style emphasizing maximum risk, high energy and gestural detail began to jell. Human Sex won a Bessie Award for choreography in 1986.

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Édouard Woolley

Édouard (Joseph) Woolley. Tenor, teacher, actor, composer, b Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 31 Mar 1916, naturalized Canadian 1958, d Miami, Fla, 22 Dec 1991; D MUS (Montreal) 1947.

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Édouard-André Barnard

Édouard-André Barnard, agronomist and journalist (b at Trois-Rivières, Qué 30 Sept 1835; d at Varennes, Qué 19 Aug 1898). An important Québec agronomist in the second half of the 19th century, Barnard had abandoned his studies early to go into trade.