Canadian musicians who were born in 1908

Here are 5 famous musicians from Canada were born in 1908:

Bob Nolan

Bob Nolan (April 13, 1908 Winnipeg-June 16, 1980 Newport Beach) a.k.a. Nolan, Bob, Clarence Robert Nobles, The Stephen Foster of the West, America's No. 1 Cowboy Composer, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Noland and The Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers or Robert Clarence Nobles was a Canadian singer, singer-songwriter, actor and film score composer. He had one child, Roberta Irene.

Genres he performed include Country and Western music.

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Léopold Simoneau

Léopold Simoneau (May 3, 1908 Saint-Flavien, Quebec-August 24, 2006 Victoria) also known as Leopold Simoneau was a Canadian singer.

Discography: .

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Jean Coulthard

Jean Coulthard (February 10, 1908 Vancouver-March 9, 2000) otherwise known as Jean Coulthard, OC OBC or Coulthard, Jean was a Canadian composer and music teacher.

She was one of Canada's most respected composers and was known for her unique approach to music composition that blended elements of traditional classical music with modern techniques. Coulthard's work was deeply influenced by the forests and landscapes of British Columbia, and many of her compositions are inspired by the natural beauty of the province.

Coulthard studied music in Canada, the UK, and the United States, and was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia for over 25 years where she taught numerous students who went on to become successful composers and performers. She was also the first female composer to receive a commission from the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).

Coulthard's compositions have been performed by major orchestras around the world and have received numerous accolades, including the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia. Her legacy continues through the Jean Coulthard Music Legacy, which supports the development of young composers and performers in British Columbia.

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Percy Faith

Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 Toronto-February 9, 1976 Encino) otherwise known as P. Faith, The Percy Faith Strings or Faith, Percy was a Canadian bandleader, composer and film score composer.

His albums: 16 Most Requested Songs, Camelot / My Fair Lady, Angel of the Morning / Black Magic Woman, Instrumental Favorites: A Time Life Collection, Viva! The Music of Mexico / The Music of Brazil!, The Ultimate Collection, More Themes For Young Lovers, Percy Faith Plays Music From South Pacific, Porgy and Bess / The Most Happy Fella and The Most Happy Fella.

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François Brassard

François Brassard (October 6, 1908 Saint-Jérôme-April 26, 1976 Quebec City) was a Canadian , .

François Brassard was a Canadian ice hockey goaltender. He was a member of the Quebec Aces from 1931 to 1935 and then joined the Providence Reds in 1935. Brassard also played for the Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks and the Montreal Canadiens during his National Hockey League (NHL) career. He was a member of the Boston Bruins team that won the Stanley Cup in 1941. Brassard retired in 1943 and became a coach in the Quebec Senior Hockey League. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1965.

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