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Galt MacDermot
Arthur Terence Galt MacDermot (born December 18, 1928) is a Canadian-American composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre. He won a Grammy Award for the song "African Waltz" in 1960. His most successful musicals have been H...
John Estacio
John Estacio (born April 8, 1966) is a contemporary Canadian composer.
R. Murray Schafer
Raymond Murray Schafer, CC (born 18 July 1933) is a Canadian composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist perhaps best known for his World Soundscape Project, concern for acoustic ecology, and his book The Tuning of th...
Henry Brant
Henry Dreyfuss Brant (September 15, 1913 – April 26, 2008) was a Canadian-born American composer. An expert orchestrator with a flair for experimentation, many of Brant's works featured spatialization techniques.
Harry Somers
Harry Stewart Somers, CC (September 11, 1925 – March 9, 1999) was one of the most influential and innovative contemporary Canadian composers of the past century. Possessing a charismatic attitude and rather dashing good-looks, ...
Richard Reed Parry
Richard Reed Parry (born October 4, 1977) is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, best known as a core member of the Grammy Award-winning indie rock band Arcade Fire, where he plays a wide variety of instrument...
Rudi Martinus van Dijk
Rudi Martinus van Dijk (27 March 1932, Culemborg, Gelderland – 29 November 2003) was a Dutch Canadian composer of classical orchestral, chamber and vocal music, often featuring violin or piano. He studied with Hendrik Andriesse...
R. Nathaniel Dett
Robert Nathaniel Dett (October 11, 1882 – October 2, 1943), often known as R. Nathaniel Dett and Nathaniel Dett, was a composer, organist, pianist and music professor. While born in Canada, he spent most of his professional car...
Charles A. E. Harriss
Charles Albert Edward Harriss (16 or 17 December 1862 – 31 July 1929) was an English then Canadian composer, impresario, educator, organist-choirmaster and conductor. In 1897, Charles Albert Edwin Harriss married Ella Beatty-Sh...
Murray Adaskin
Dr. Murray Adaskin was a member of a distinguished Canadian family which includes Gordon Adaskin, painter; musician brothers the late John and Harry Adaskin; his late wife, Frances James, soprano.
Calixa Lavallée
Calixa Lavallée, (Verchères, Québec, December 28, 1842 – Boston, Massachusetts, January 21, 1891), born Calixte Paquet dit Lavallée, was a French-Canadian-American musician and Union Army band musician during the American Civil...
Gena Branscombe
Gena Branscombe (4 November 1881 – 26 July 1977) was a Canadian pianist, composer, music educator and choir conductor who lived and worked in the United States.
Tim Brady
Timothy Wesley John Brady (born 11 July 1956) is a Canadian composer, electric guitarist, improvising musician, concert producer and record producer. Working in the field of contemporary classical music, experimental music, and...
Marc-André Hamelin
Marc-André Hamelin, OC, CQ (born September 5, 1961), is a Canadian virtuoso pianist and composer. Hamelin is recognized worldwide for the originality and technical proficiency of his performances of the classic repertoire.
Claude Vivier
Claude Vivier (14 April 1948 – 7 March 1983) was a Canadian composer.
Godfrey Ridout
Godfrey Ridout (6 May 1918, Toronto – 24 November 1984, Toronto) was a Canadian composer, conductor, music educator, and writer. He contributed articles to numerous Canadian music publications, notably serving as the assistant ...
Elizabeth Raum
Elizabeth Raum (born 13 January 1945) is a Canadian oboist and composer.
István Anhalt
István Anhalt, OC FRSC (April 12, 1919 – February 24, 2012) was a Hungarian-Canadian composer.
Alexina Louie
Alexina Diane Louie, OC OOnt FRSC (born July 30, 1949) is a Canadian composer of contemporary art music.
Stephen Chatman
Stephen Chatman CM (born 28 February 1950) is a Canadian composer residing in Vancouver.