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Violet Archer

After finding a BMus in the McGill Conservatorium in 1936, Archer studied with Bart¢k in NY and Hindemith at Yale, where she earned a MMus in 1949. She’s received many awards and honours, including an honorary doctorate from McGill in 1971. She trained at McGill, North Tx State College, School …

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Alan Mills

Given birth to Albert Miller in Montreal in 1913, Alan Mills was, at onetime, typically the most popular folksinger in Canada. He educated being a journalist and proved helpful for the Montreal Gazette, when the chance to sing arrived in the first ’30s — he strolled from the composing to …

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Henry Brant

Among the great iconoclasts within contemporary American music, Canadian-born composer Henry Brant is really a radical amount whose function is out of the question to classify. Blessed in Montreal, Brant started composing at age eight and examined at McGill School from his 16th calendar year. In 1929, Brant used in …

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