Here are 8 famous musicians from Canada were born in 1930:
John Lynch-Staunton (June 19, 1930 Montreal-August 18, 2012 Pincher Creek) was a Canadian politician.
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Kenny Wheeler (January 14, 1930 Toronto-September 18, 2014 London) otherwise known as Kenneth Wheeler or Wheeler, Kenny was a Canadian composer and trumpeter.
His most recognized albums: Windmill Tilter: The Story of Don Quixote, Song for Someone, All the More, Double, Double You, It Takes Two!, What Now?, Gnu High, Deer Wan, Music for Large & Small Ensembles and Dream Sequence. Genres: Avant-garde jazz, Post-bop, Chamber jazz and Free improvisation.
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Gordon Pinsent (July 12, 1930 Grand Falls-Windsor-) also known as Gordon Edward Pinsent or Porky is a Canadian actor, film director, screenwriter, voice actor and writer. He has three children, Leah Pinsent, Barry Kennedy and Beverly Kennedy.
His discography includes: At the Rim of the Carol-Singing Sea - A Festival of Readings and Carols "A Child's Christmas in Wales" and Down and Out in Upalong.
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Maureen Forrester (July 25, 1930 Montreal-June 16, 2010 Toronto) also known as Maureen Kathleen Stewart Forrester, Big Mo or Maureen Kathleen Stewart Forrester, CC OQ was a Canadian actor, voice actor and opera singer. She had five children, Daniel Kash, Linda Kash, Gina Kash, Susan Kash and Paula Kash.
Discography: The Stratford Ensemble, Des Knaben Wunderhorn and Das Lied von der Erde. Genres she performed: Opera.
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Alan Walker (April 6, 1930 Scunthorpe-) is a Canadian musicologist.
His related genres: Romantic music.
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Ron Collier (July 3, 1930 Coleman-October 22, 2003 Toronto) also known as Ronald William Collier was a Canadian film score composer.
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Mario Bernardi (August 20, 1930 Kirkland Lake-June 2, 2013 Toronto) also known as Mario Bernardi, CC was a Canadian conductor, pianist and music director.
His albums: Mozart: Piano Concerti, Frenergy: Music of John Estacio, Concertos: Music of Jacques Hétu, The Overcoat: Music by Dmitri Shostakovich, Schumann Piano Works, Bruch Concertos: Vol II, English Piano Concerti: Britten, Rawsthorne, Ireland, Finzi, Mozart Horn Concertos, Glitter and Be Gay and Schumann: Symphony No. 3 & Konzertstück.
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Cornelis Opthof (February 10, 1930 Rotterdam-December 16, 2008 Toronto) otherwise known as Opthof, Cornelis was a Canadian opera singer.
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