Adaskin, John

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Adaskin, John

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1908-1964

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John Adaskin, conductor, radio producer, administrator, and cellist, was born in Toronto on June 4, 1908 and died in Toronto on March 4, 1964. He was the first program director of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission in 1934 and an ardent supporter of Canadian composers and young musicians. In 1961, he was appointed executive secretary of the Canadian Music Centre where he established the "Graded Educational Music Plan" to promote Canadian music in schools. After his death, this project was renamed the "John Adaskin Project".

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John Adaskin Project (1961-)

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1961-1964

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John Adaskin started what would become the

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Adaskin, Murray (1906-2002)

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Adaskin, John

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https://viaf.org/viaf/104827481

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Barclay McMillan, Elaine Keillor, Helmut Kallmann, "John Adaskin," in The Canadian Encyclopedia. Last edited February 23, 2015.

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