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Author and educator. Born July 27, 1940 in Calcutta, India. Canadian citizen, resident of the United States. Biographical information available in Contemporary authors, v. 107, p. 356-357.
Canadian composer, arranger and conductor Morris Surdin was born in Toronto, Ontario, on May 8, 1914. Died in Toronto on August 19, 1979. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 1265-1266.
The Maitland Club was founded in 1828 in Glasgow, Scotland, for the "cultivation of the literary antiquities of Scotland". Named for collector Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington.
Canadian poet Marion Kathleen Henry, née Waddell, was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in 1893. Poetry published in various periodicals and anthologies. Past President and Poetry Convenor of Canadian Authors Association, Calgary Branch. Died 1973.
Imago, a Canadian periodical published in Vancouver, British Columbia, by Talonbooks from 1964 to 1974, featured long poems and poem sequences. Edited by George Bowering, Imago published twenty issues.
Joseph Kovach was a Canmore District Forest Ranger, 1940-1953. His duties involved forestry work, land administration, fisheries and wildlife management, and enforcement of game and fisheries regulations.
Canadian librarian. Born in Toronto, Ont. Educated at the University of Toronto, University of Minnesota and University of Michigan. Chief Librarian Fort William Public Library, 1937-1945; Director of Calgary Public Libraries, 1945-1973. Past President of the Canadian and Alberta Library Associations.
Canadian poet and author. Born in 1894 and educated in England. Moved to Calgary, Alberta, around 1914. Published work includes poetry, short stories, essays and articles in various periodicals and newspapers; a weekly column, The junior's corner, in the Calgary Herald (1930-1940); and a poetry collection Through the years. Awarded the 1941 Governor General's Silver Medal for poem Recompense. Died in 1964.