Canadian music stars who deceased at age 78

Here are 36 famous musicians from Canada died at 78:

Bill Reid

Bill Reid (January 12, 1920 Victoria-March 13, 1998 Vancouver) also known as William Reid was a Canadian jeweller, artist, sculptor and visual artist.

He died in parkinson's disease.

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Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard (August 4, 1921 Montreal-May 27, 2000 Montreal) was a Canadian ice hockey player. His children are Polo Richard, Jean Richard, Maurice Richard Jr., André Richard, Suzanne Richard, Norman Richard and Huguette Richard.

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James Naismith

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 Almonte-November 28, 1939 Lawrence) was a Canadian teacher, coach and professor.

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Northrop Frye

Northrop Frye (July 14, 1912 Sherbrooke-January 23, 1991 Toronto) was a Canadian philosopher, critic and literary critic.

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Joe Shuster

Joe Shuster (July 10, 1914 Toronto-July 30, 1992 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Joseph Shuster or Joseph "Joe" Shuster was a Canadian artist, writer, penciller and visual artist.

He died caused by hypertension.

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Sam De Grasse

Sam De Grasse (June 12, 1875 Bathurst-November 29, 1953 Hollywood) also known as Samuel Alfred de Grasse, Samuel DeGrasse, Sam Grasse De Grasse, Sam DeGrasse, Sam de Grasse or Mr. Sam de Grasse was a Canadian actor and dentist. His children are Clementine Bell and Olive de Grasse.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Charles Stewart

Charles Stewart (August 26, 1868 Wentworth County, Ontario-December 6, 1946 Ottawa) was a Canadian farmer.

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Adams George Archibald

Adams George Archibald (May 3, 1814 Truro-December 14, 1892 Truro) was a Canadian personality.

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Samuel Leonard Tilley

Samuel Leonard Tilley (May 8, 1818 Gagetown-June 25, 1896 Saint John) also known as Sir Samuel Tilley was a Canadian pharmacist and politician.

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Georges Vanier

Georges Vanier (April 23, 1888 Montreal-March 5, 1967 Ottawa) was a Canadian diplomat and military officer. He had one child, Jean Vanier.

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Donald Jack

Donald Jack (December 6, 1924 England-June 2, 2003) otherwise known as Donald Lamont Jack was a Canadian novelist.

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Philemon Wright

Philemon Wright (September 3, 1760 Woburn-June 3, 1839) was a Canadian personality. He had one child, Ruggles Wright.

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Walter Seymour Allward

Walter Seymour Allward (November 18, 1876 Toronto-April 24, 1955 Toronto) was a Canadian personality.

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Charlotte Whitton

Charlotte Whitton (March 8, 1896 Renfrew-January 25, 1975) also known as Mayor Charlotte Whitton was a Canadian politician.

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Edward Blake

Edward Blake (October 13, 1833 Upper Canada-March 1, 1912 Toronto) was a Canadian politician and lawyer.

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Jacob Viner

Jacob Viner (May 3, 1892 Montreal-September 12, 1970 Princeton) was a Canadian economist.

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Jean-Paul Riopelle

Jean-Paul Riopelle (October 7, 1923 Montreal-March 12, 2002) was a Canadian artist and visual artist.

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Egerton Ryerson

Egerton Ryerson (March 24, 1803 Norfolk County-February 19, 1882 Toronto) was a Canadian personality.

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George A. Drew

George A. Drew (May 7, 1894 Guelph-January 4, 1973 Toronto) was a Canadian lawyer, politician and soldier.

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John Wintermeyer

John Wintermeyer (December 4, 1916 Kitchener-December 20, 1994) also known as John Joseph Wintermeyer was a Canadian politician.

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Winnifred Eaton

Winnifred Eaton (August 21, 1875 Montreal-April 8, 1954 Butte) a.k.a. Onoto Watanna or Winnifred Eaton was a Canadian novelist and writer.

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Archibald McKellar

Archibald McKellar (February 3, 1816 Inveraray-February 11, 1894 Hamilton) was a Canadian personality.

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Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière

Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière (December 5, 1829 Épernay-November 16, 1908 Quebec City) also known as Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbiniere was a Canadian politician.

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James Garfield Gardiner

James Garfield Gardiner (November 30, 1883 South Huron-January 12, 1962 Balcarres) was a Canadian teacher.

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Harold Connolly

Harold Connolly (September 8, 1901 Sydney-May 17, 1980) was a Canadian politician. His child is Sharon Carstairs.

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Stuart Garson

Stuart Garson (December 1, 1898 St. Catharines-May 5, 1977 Winnipeg) was a Canadian lawyer.

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John B. McNair

John B. McNair (November 20, 1889 Perth-Andover-June 14, 1968 Fredericton) was a Canadian lawyer and judge.

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John Babington Macaulay Baxter

John Babington Macaulay Baxter (February 16, 1868 Saint John-December 27, 1946 Saint John) was a Canadian lawyer and judge.

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Gérard Pelletier

Gérard Pelletier (June 21, 1919 Montreal-June 22, 1997) a.k.a. Gerard Pelletier was a Canadian personality.

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Louis Henry Davies

Louis Henry Davies (May 4, 1845 Charlottetown-May 1, 1924 Ottawa) was a Canadian lawyer, judge and politician.

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Acheson Irvine

Acheson Irvine (December 7, 1837-January 8, 1916) was a Canadian personality.

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Mother Joseph Pariseau

Mother Joseph Pariseau (April 16, 1823 Laval-January 19, 1902 Vancouver) was a Canadian personality.

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Gerry McNeil

Gerry McNeil (April 17, 1926 Quebec City-June 17, 2004 Montreal) was a Canadian personality.

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Charles Caccia

Charles Caccia (April 28, 1930 Milan-May 3, 2008 Ottawa) was a Canadian personality.

He died in stroke.

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Dorise Nielsen

Dorise Nielsen (July 30, 1902-December 9, 1980) was a Canadian personality.

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E. J. Lennox

E. J. Lennox (September 12, 1854 Toronto-April 15, 1933 Toronto) was a Canadian architect.

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