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Napier, Ronald
A guide to Canada's composers
Willowdale, Ontario: Avondale Press, 1973, 50 p.


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  Adaskin, Murray (b. 1906)   composer
  Agostini, Giuseppe (b. 1890 d. 1971)   cantante de opera, conductor
  Aitkin, Robert Morris (b. 1939)   flute, composer
  Ambrose, Paul (b. 1868 d. 1941)   church organist, composer
  Anderson, William Henry (b. 1882 d. 1955)   composer, choir master
  Anger, Joseph Humfrey (b. 1862 d. 1913)   teacher, composer
  Anhalt, Istvan (b. 1919)   composer, teacher
  Applebaum, Louis (b. 1918)   composer
  Aragon, Alexandre (b. 1889)   organ, choir master
  Archer, Violet (b. 1913)   composer, piano
  Assaly, Edmund Phillip (b. 1920 d. 1983)   music director, piano
  Auria, Francesco (Mariano) (b. 1841 d. 1913)   conductor, composer
  Bales, Gerald Albert (b. 1919)   organ, choir master
  Bancroft, Henry Hugh (b. 1904)   organ, choir master
  Barclay, Robert L. (b. 1918 d. 1980)   composer, writer
  Barnes, Milton (b. 1931)   composer
  Bartley, Ewart Andrew (b. 1909 d. 1987)   composer
  Bayley, Robert Charlton (b. 1913)   music educator, organ
  Beckwith, John (b. 1927)   composer, critic
  Bedard, Louis (b. 1906)   piano, organ
  Beecroft, Norma Marian (b. 1934)   composer, administrator
  Bell, Hugh Poynter (b. 1872 d. 1961)   critic, composer
  Bell, Leslie Richard (b. 1906 d. 1962)   choir conductor, music educator
  Belleau, Dantes (b. 1897 d. 1960)   piano, organ
  Berlin, Boris (b. 1907)   piano teacher, composer
  Bernier, Conrad (b. 1904)   piano, organ
  Bernier, Joseph Arthur (b. 1877 d. 1944)   organ, piano
  Bertrand, Felix-Routhier (b. 1909 d. 1978)   organ, piano
  Betts, Lorne M. (b. 1918)   teacher, choir conductor
  Bissell, Keith Warren (b. 1912)   composer, music educator
  Blachford, Frank Edward (b. 1879 d. 1957)   violin, teacher
  Blackburn, Maurice (b. 1914 d. 1988)   composer
  Blomfield-Holt, Patricia (b. 1910)   composer, teacher
  Boivin, Maurice F. (b. 1920)   composer
  Borre, Cesar (b. 1880 d. 1950)   conductor, composer
  Bottenberg, Wolfgang (b. 1930)   composer
  Bouchard, Victor (b. 1926)   piano, administrator
  Branscombe, Gena (b. 1881 d. 1977)   music educator, composer
  Brassard, Francois Joseph (b. 1908 d. 1976)   composer
  Brewer, George MacKenzie (b. 1889 d. 1947)   organ, piano
  Broome, William Edward (b. 1868 d. 1932)   conductor, organ
  Brott, Alexander (b. 1915)   composer, conductor
  Brown, Allanson Gordon Yeoman (b. 1902)   organ, choir master
  Buckley, Robert (b. 1946)   composer
  Buczynski, Walter (b. 1933)   composer, piano
  Cabena, Barrie [Harold Barrie] (b. 1933 a. 1957)   organ, composer
  Cable, Howard Reid (b. 1920)   conductor, arranger
  Cadoret, Charlotte (Soeur St. Jean-du-Sacre Coeur) (b. 1908)   piano, composer
  Cadzow, Dorothy Forrest (b. 1916)   composer, arranger
  Caron, Allan (b. 1898)   piano, organ
  Caron, Joseph Charles Eugene (b. 1900)   organ, composer
  Caron-Legris, Albertine (b. 1906 d. 1972)   piano, composer
  Champagne, Claude (b. 1891 d. 1965)   composer
  Charpentier, Gabriel (b. 1925)   composer, poet
  Chatillon, Octave Hardy (b. 1831 d. 1906)   violin, piano
  Cherney, Brian (b. 1942)   musicologist, composer
  Chong, John (b. 1953)   composer
  Ciamaga, Gustave (b. 1930)   composer
  Claman, Dolores Olga (b. 1927)   piano, composer
  Clarke, Douglas Dean (b. 1893 d. 1962)   conductor, music educator
  Clarke, Frederick Robert Charles (b. 1931)   organ, choir master
  Clarke, James Paton (b. 1807 d. 1877)   composer, teacher
  Clements, Peter (b. 1940)   teacher, composer
  Codman, Stephen (b. 1796 d. 1852)   organ
  Collier, Ron [Ronald William] (b. 1930)   composer, bandleader
  Collingwood, Arthur (b. 1880 d. 1952)   music educator, conductor
  Contant, Alexis [Joseph Pierre Alexis] (b. 1858 d. 1918)   composer, organ
  Cooper, Irvin (b. 1900 d. 1971)   composer
  Coulthard, Jean (b. 1908)   composer
  Coutts, George James (b. 1888 d. 1962)   organ, piano
  Couture, Guillaume (b. 1851 d. 1915)   composer, organ
  Crawford, Paul (Duncan) (b. 1947)   composer, radio producer
  Crawford, Thomas James (b. 1877 d. 1955)   composer, organ
  Crepault, Napoleon (b. 1849 d. 1906)   organ, piano
  Dahlgren, David (b. 1947)   composer
  Dainty, Ernest Herbert (b. 1891 d. 1947)   piano, organ
  Daveluy, Raymond [Joseph Eugene Raymond Marie] (b. 1926)   organ, composer
  Decoursey, Ralph (b. 1918)   piano, composer
  Dela, Maurice (b. 1919 d. 1978)   composer, organ
  Descarries, Joseph Ernest Auguste (b. 1896 d. 1958)   piano, organ
  Dessane, Marie-Hippolyte Antonin [Antoine] (b. 1826 d. 1873)   organ, piano
  Dichmount, William (b. 1882 d. 1943)   piano, organ
  Dolin, Samuel Joseph (b. 1917)   composer
  Drynan, Margaret (b. 1915)   teacher, composer
  Duchow, Marvin (b. 1914 d. 1979)   musicologist, composer
  Eaton, Richard Stephen (b. 1914 d. 1968)   organ, choir master
  Eckhardt-Gramatte, Sophie-Carmen (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, piano
  Egener, Frederick Tristam (b. 1886 d. 1973)   organ, composer
  Egerton, Arthur Henry (b. 1891 d. 1957)   organ, choir master
  Eggleston, Anne Elizabeth (b. 1934)   composer
  Evans, Robert (b. 1933)   composer
  Fiala, George Joseph (b. 1922)   composer, piano
  Fisher, Arthur Elwell (b. 1848 d. 1912)   music educator, composer
  Fleming, Gordon Charles James (b. 1903 d. 1959)   organ, piano
  Fleming, Robert James Berkeley (b. 1921 d. 1976)   composer, violin
  Forsyth, Wesley Octavius (b. 1863 d. 1937)   piano, composer
  Fortier, Marc (b. 1940)   composer, arranger
  Fox, George (b. 1911)   composer
  France, William Edward (b. 1912 d. 1985)   organ, composer
  Freedman, Harry (b. 1922)   composer
  Fricker, Herbert Austin (b. 1868 d. 1943)   choir trainer, conductor
  Friedlander, Ernst Peter (b. 1906 d. 1966)   cello, composer
  Gagnier, Josephat Jean (b. 1885 d. 1949)   conductor, composer
  Gagnon, Alain (b. 1938)   composer
  Garant, Serge (b. 1929 d. 1986)   composer, conductor
  Gayfer, James McDonald (b. 1916)   conductor, composer
  Gellman, Steven (b. 1947)   composer, piano
  George, Graham Elias (b. 1912)   composer, teacher
  Giron, Arsenio (b. 1932)   composer
  Glick, Srul Irving (b. 1934)   composer, radio producer
  Godden, Reginald (b. 1905 d. 1987)   piano, teacher
  Goldberg, Theo (b. 1921)   composer, teacher
  Gratton, J.J. Hector (b. 1900 d. 1970)   composer, conductor
  Ham, Albert William (b. 1858 d. 1940 a. 1897-1935)   organ, choir conductor
  Hamer, Harold Spensley (b. 1900 d. 1980)   music educator, organ
  Harmer, Daniel Jevon (b. 1911 d. 1989)   composer, arranger
  Harriss, Charles (Albert Edwin) (b. 1862 d. 1929 a. 1910)   composer, impresario
  Hartwell, Hugh Kenneth (b. 1945)   composer, teacher
  Hawkins, John (b. 1944)   arranger, banjo
  Haworth, Frank (b. 1905 a. 1956)   composer, music educator
  Healey, Derek Edward (b. 1936)   composer, organ
  Hetu, Jacques (Joseph Robert) (b. 1938)   composer, teacher
  Hewlett, William Henry (b. 1873 d. 1940)   teacher, organ
  Higgin, Clifford (b. 1876 d. 1951)   organ, choir master
  Hill, Lewis Eugene (b. 1909 d. 1976)   organ, choir master
  Hodkinson, Sydney Phillip (b. 1934)   composer, conductor
  Hone, Jules (b. 1833 d. 1913)   violin, teacher
  Huse, Peter (b. 1938)   composer, poet
  Jaque, Rhene (b. 1918)   composer, violin
  Jehin-Prume, Frantz (b. 1839 d. 1899 a. 1885)   violin, composer
  Joachim, Otto (b. 1910 a. 1949)   composer, viol
  Jodoin, Laurent (b. 1911)   piano, composer
  Johnston, Richard (b. 1917)   teacher, administrator
  Jones, Kelsey [Herbert Kelsey] (b. 1922)   composer
  Jones, Trevor Morgan (b. 1899)   piano, composer
  Kalnins, Janis [John] (b. 1904)   composer, conductor
  Karam, Frederick (b. 1926 d. 1978)   composer, organ
  Kasemets, Udo (b. 1919)   composer, teacher
  Keetbaas, Dirk (b. 1921 a. 1928)   flute, record producer
  Kemp, Walter Herbert (b. 1938)   musicologist, organ
  Kenins, Talivaldis (b. 1919)   composer, teacher
  Kent, Ada Jane Fairlina (b. 1888 d. 1969)   piano, organ
  Klein, Lothar (b. 1932)   composer
  Kolinski, Mieczyslaw (b. 1901 d. 1981)   composer, piano
  Kunits, Luigi [Ludwig Paul Maria] (b. 1870 d. 1931)   conductor, violin
  Kunz, Alfred Leopold (b. 1929)   composer, conductor
  Labelle, Charles (b. 1849 d. 1902)   organ, composer
  Laliberte, Joseph Francois Albert (b. 1882 d. 1952)   piano, composer
  Lapierre, Eugene (b. 1899 d. 1970)   organ, teacher
  Laufer, Edward (b. 1938)   composer, teacher
  Lavallee, Calixa (b. 1842 d. 1891)   composer, piano
  Lavallee-Smith, Louis Alphonse (b. 1873 d. 1912)   organ, teacher
  Le Caine, Hugh (b. 1914 d. 1977)   scientist, composer
  Letondal, Arthur John (b. 1869 d. 1956)   piano, organ
  Lord, Frederic (b. 1886 d. 1945)   choral director, teacher
  Lorrain, Denis (b. 1948)   composer
  Lucas, Clarence Reynolds (b. 1866 d. 1947)   composer, conductor
  Maclean, Quentin (Stuart Morvaren) (b. 1896 d. 1962)   organ, composer
  MacMillan, Ernest (Alexander Campbell) (b. 1893 d. 1973)   conductor, composer
  MacNutt, Walter Louis (b. 1910 d. 1996)   composer, organ
  Major, Douglas (b. 1914 d. 1969)   composer, organ
  Mann, Leslie Douglas (b. 1923 d. 1977)   composer, clarinet
  Mather, Bruce [James Bruce] (b. 1939)   composer, conductor
  Mathieu, Andre [Rene Andre Rodolphe] (b. 1929 d. 1968)   piano, composer
  Mathieu, Rodolphe (b. 1890 d. 1962)   composer, teacher
  Matton, Roger (b. 1929)   composer
  McCauley, William Alexander (b. 1917)   composer
  McIntyre, Margaret (b. 1905 d. 1952)   violin, composer
  McIntyre, Paul Poirier (b. 1931)   composer, piano
  McMullin, Robert Wesley (b. 1921)   composer, arranger
  McPhee, Colin (Carhart) (b. 1900 d. 1964)   composer, ethnomusicologist
  Meek, Kenneth (b. 1908 d. 1976)   organ, choir master
  Mercure, Pierre (b. 1927 d. 1966)   composer
  Mignault, Alfred Joseph Edouard (b. 1895 d. 1961)   organ, composer
  Mills-Cockell, John (b. 1943)   composer, synthesizer
  Miro, Henri (b. 1879 d. 1950)   composer, conductor
  Molt, Theodore Frederic (b. 1795 d. 1859)   teacher
  Montgomery, William Augustus (b. 1872 d. 1948)   cast, organ
  Moore, Ernest Alwyn (b. 1899)   organ, choir conductor
  Morawetz, Oskar (b. 1917 a. 1940)   composer, piano
  Morel, Francois (d'Assise) (b. 1926)   composer, musicisti
  Morin-Labrecque, Albertine Rosalie Odile (b. 1886 d. 1957)   piano, soprano
  Morley, Glen (Stewart) (b. 1912)   conductor, composer
  Murgatrotd, Vernon (b. 1941)   composer
  Needham, Lucien Arthur (b. 1929)   conductor, teacher
  Nimmons, Phil [Philip Rista] (b. 1923)   clarinet, composer
  O'Neill, Charles (b. 1882 d. 1964)   composer
  Papineau-Couture, Jean (b. 1916)   composer, teacher
  Pasch, Sylvio (b. 1938)   composer
  Patriquin, Donald (b. 1938)   composer
  Peacock, Kenneth Howard (b. 1922)   ethnomusicologist, piano
  Pedersen, Paul Richard (b. 1935)   administrator, composer
  Pelletier, Frederic (b. 1870 d. 1944)   choir master, critic
  Pelletier, Romain Octave (b. 1844 d. 1927)   organ, piano
  Pentland, Barbara (Lally) (b. 1912)   composer
  Pepin, Clermont [Jean-Josephat Clermont] (b. 1926)   composer, piano
  Perrault, Michel Brunet (b. 1925)   conductor, composer
  Polson, Arthur (Ludwig) (b. 1934)   violin, composer
  Prevost, Andre (b. 1934)   bandmaster, composer
  Quesnel, Joseph [Louis Joseph Marie] (b. 1746 d. 1809)   composer, playwright
  Rae, Allan (b. 1942)   composer
  Rathburn, Eldon Davis (b. 1916)   composer
  Rea, John (b. 1944)   composer, teacher
  Read, Angelo McCallum (b. 1854 d. 1926)   teacher, composer
  Reed, William (b. 1859 d. 1945)   organ, choir master
  Renaud, Emiliano (b. 1875 d. 1932)   piano, composer
  Ridout, Godfrey (b. 1918 d. 1984)   composer
  Ringuet, Leon (b. 1858 d. 1932)   bandmaster, composer
  Robertson, Eric (b. 1948)   composer
  Roff, Joseph (b. 1910)   composer
  Rogers, William Keith (b. 1921)   composer
  Russell, Welford (Hamilton) (b. 1900 d. 1975)   surgeon, composer
  Sabatier, Charles Desire Joseph Wughk (b. 1820 d. 1862)   piano, composer
  Saint-Marcoux, Micheline Coulombe (b. 1938 d. 1985)   composer, teacher
  Savaria, Georges (b. 1916)   piano, ondist
  Schafer, R. Murray [Raymond Murray] (b. 1933)   composer, writer
  Schudel, Thomas (b. 1937)   composer, administrator
  Sherman, Norman Morris (b. 1926)   composer, bassoon
  Silvester, Frederick Caton (b. 1901 d. 1966)   organ, choir conductor
  Slater, David Dick (b. 1869 d. 1942)   organ, teacher
  Slater, Nick [Nicholas] (b. 1925)   composer, teacher
  Smith, Leo [Joseph Leo] (b. 1881 d. 1952)   composer, cello
  Somers, Harry (Stuart) (b. 1925)   composer, piano
  Southam, Ann (b. 1937)   composer, teacher
  Surdin, Morris (b. 1914 d. 1979)   composer, arranger
  Symonds, Norman Alec (b. 1920)   composer, clarinet
  Szczeniowski, Boleslaw (b. 1898 a. 1942)   composer
  Tanguay, Georges-Emile (b. 1893 d. 1964)   composer, organ
  Tardif, Georges Alfred (b. 1903 d. 1978)  
  Telgmann, Oscar Ferdinand (b. 1855 d. 1946)   conductor, music educator
  Thompson, Alan Dales (b. 1901)   radio producer, composer
  Tremblay, Gilles (Leonce) (b. 1932)   composer
  Tremblay, Pierre-Joseph Amedee (b. 1876 d. 1949)   organ, composer
  Turner, Robert Comrie (b. 1920)   composer, radio producer
  Twa, Andy [Andrew John] (b. 1919)   composer, violin
  Vallerand, Jean (d'Auray) (b. 1915)   composer, critic
  Van Dijk, Rudi Martinus (b. 1932)   teacher, composer
  Vanier, Jeannine (b. 1929)   organ, teacher
  Vezina, Joseph (b. 1849 d. 1924)   organ, choir master
  Vinet, Michel Raymond (b. 1950)   composer
  Vivier, Claude (b. 1948 d. 1983)   composer
  Vogt, Augustus Stephen (b. 1861 d. 1926)   organ, conductor
  Walter, Arnold (Maria) (b. 1902 d. 1973)   composer, administrator
  Weatherseed, John Joseph (b. 1900 d. 1965)   organ, choir conductor
  Weinzweig, John (Jacob) (b. 1913)   composer, teacher
  Weisgarber, Elliot (b. 1919)   composer
  Werren, Phillip (b. 1942)   composer
  Whitehead, Alfred (Ernest) (b. 1887 d. 1974)   organ, choir master
  Wild, Eric Lees (b. 1910)   conductor, arranger
  Willan, Healey [James Healey] (b. 1880 d. 1968)   composer, teacher
  Wilson, Charles Mills (b. 1931)   composer, organ
  Wuensch, Gerhard Joseph (b. 1925)   composer, piano
  Wyre, John (Harvey) (b. 1941)   percussion, composer
  Zuckert, Leon (b. 1904)   violin, composer

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