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Biographical notes

p. 126 In:
Moogk, Edward B.
Roll back the years; history of Canadian recorded sound and its legacy; genesis to 1930
Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1975, 443 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Albani, Emma Marie Louise Cecile (b. 1847 d. 1930)   interprete, soprano
  Ambrose, Robert Steel (b. 1824 d. 1908)   organ, choir~
  Battle, Rex (b. 1892 d. 1967)   piano, conductor
  Beaudry, Louis-Richard (b. 1882 d. 1932)   lawyer, organ
  Bourdon, Rosario [Joseph Charles Rosario] (b. 1885 d. 1961)   conductor, cello
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Bryan, Alfred (b. 1871 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  Burr, Henry (b. 1882 d. 1941)   ballad singer, composer
  Campbell, Craig (b. 1884 d. 1965)   actor, singer
  Chamberland, Arthur (b. 1888)   violin, radio producer
  Clarke, Herbert (Lincoln) (b. 1867)   cornet, bandmaster
  Cowles, Eugene Chase (b. 1860 d. 1948)   actor, bass
  Culley, Fred (d. 1968)   conductor, violin
  Donalda, Pauline (b. 1882)   sangerinde, soprano
  Dressler, Marie (b. 1869 d. 1934)   actress, cast
  Dufault, Paul (b. 1872 d. 1930)   tenor
  Easton, Florence Gertrude (b. 1884 d. 1955)   cast, soprano
  Eckstein, Willie [William] (b. 1888 d. 1963)   piano, composer
  Edvina, Louise [Marie Louise Lucienne Juliette] (b. 1878 d. 1948)   cast, soprano
  Eisdell, Hubert Mortimer (b. 1882 d. 1948)   tenor, ballad singer
  Ferrari-Fontana, Edoardo (b. 1878 d. 1936)   tenor, teacher
  Firth, William Francis (b. 1868 d. 1943)   baritone, composer
  Fischer, Sarah (b. 1896 d. 1975)   soprano, teacher
  Fricker, Herbert Austin (b. 1868 d. 1943)   choir trainer, conductor
  Gauthier, Eva (b. 1885 d. 1958)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Gordon, Jeanne (b. 1893 d. 1952)   contralto
  Hambourg, Boris (b. 1884 d. 1954)   cello
  Heather, Alfred (b. 1876 d. 1932)   tenor, teacher
  Hilliam, Bentley Collingwood (b. 1890 d. 1968)   author, baritone sax
  Hokea, Ben (b. 1898 d. 1960s a. 1915)   singer, guitar
  Hollinshead, Percy Redferne (b. 1885 d. 1937)   tenor
  Hooper, Lou [Louis Stanley] (b. 1894 d. 1977)   piano
  Howard, Kathleen (b. 1880 d. 1956)   contralto, Sanger
  Irwin, May (b. 1862 d. 1938)   cast, comedienne
  Jarvis, Harold Augustus (b. 1864 d. 1924)   tenor
  Johnson, Edward (b. 1878 d. 1959)   pianoforte, tenor
  Johnson, G.W. [George Washington] (b. 1839 d. 1917)   poet, teacher
  Knowles, R.G. (b. 1858 d. 1919)   cast, composer
  Lamont, Forrest (b. 1881 d. 1937)   tenor
  Laurendeau, J-Alexandre Zenon (b. 1870 d. 1933)   oboe, clarinet
  Lavallee, Calixa (b. 1842 d. 1891)   composer, piano
  Le Bel, Edouard (b. 1865 d. 1939)   French Canadian tenor, tenor
  Le Sieur, Leo (b. 1897 d. 1983)   organ, piano
  Lillie, Beatrice Gladys (b. 1894 d. 1989)   actress, cast
  Lockhart, Eugene (b. 1891 d. 1957)   entertainer, actor
  Lombardo, Carmen (b. 1903 d. 1971)   clarinet, composer
  Lombardo, Guy [Gaetano Alberto] (b. 1902 d. 1977)   bandleader, director
  Macdonald, Christie (b. 1875 d. 1962)   cast, singer
  Macdonough, Harry (b. 1871 d. 1931)   ballad tenor, cast
  Macfarlane, George (b. 1877 d. 1932)   baritone, actor
  Marchand, Charles (b. 1890 d. 1930)   baritone, folksinger
  McDonald, Ruthven (b. 1864 d. 1949)   concert singer
  McInnes, James Campbell (b. 1874 d. 1945)   baritone
  Miro, Henri (b. 1879 d. 1950)   composer, conductor
  O'Dea, James (b. 1871 d. 1914)   cast, composer
  O'Hara, Geoffrey (b. 1882 d. 1967)   composer, lyricist
  Os-Ke-Non-Ton (b. 1890 d. 1950)   baritone, actor
  Osborne, Will (b. 1906 d. 1981)   singer, vocals
  Parlow, Kathleen Mary (b. 1890 d. 1963)   violin, Violine
  Pavlovska, Irene (b. 1889 d. 1962)   mezzo-soprano
  Pidgeon, Walter (b. 1897)   baritone, cast
  Plamondon, Jean Paul Ernest-Gill (b. 1896)   violin, conductor
  Plamondon, Joseph-Marcel Rodolphe (b. 1876 d. 1940 a. 1906-1918)   chanteur, tenor
  Price, Percival Frank (b. 1901 d. 1985 a. 1922-1925)   carilloneur, composer
  Revy, Aurelie (b. 1879 d. 1957)   soprano
  Rice, Gitz Ingraham (b. 1891 d. 1947)   cast, composer
  Romanelli, Luigi (b. 1885 d. 1942)   orchestra leader, violin
  Saucier, Joseph (b. 1869 d. 1941)   baritone, choir master
  Seitz, Ernest Joseph (b. 1892 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Shlisky, Josef Z. (b. 1896 d. 1955 a. 1907)   tenor
  Smith, Joseph C. (a. 1917-1922 active: 1923-1925)   bandleader, violin
  Thomas, Harry (b. 1890 d. 1941 a. 1909)   piano, Canada's earliest jazz artist
  Thompson, Gordon Vincent (b. 1888 d. 1965)   songwriter, music publisher
  Toulinguet, Marie (b. 1867 d. 1935)   soprano
  Tracey, Cora (b. 1878 d. 1960)   contralto
  Waddington, Geoffrey (b. 1904 d. 1966)   conductor, violin
  Watkin-Mills, Robert (b. 1849 d. 1930)   bass-baritone
  Wiederhold, Albert Alexander (b. 1873 d. 1947)   bass-baritone

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