Fonds 36 - Archives Collection 36 : Gordon Delamont

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Archives Collection 36 : Gordon Delamont


  • 1918-1981 (Creation)

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4 boxes ; .45 m.

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Gordon Delamont, teacher, author, composer, and trumpeter was born in Moose Jaw, SK, 27 October 1918, and died in Toronto 16 Jan 1981. He performed in dance bands and CBC radio orchestras, taught harmony, counterpoint, composition, and theory. Important s=pupils include Peter Appleyard, Gustav Ciamaga, Ron Collier, Jimmy Dale, Hagood Hardy, Paul Hoffert, Moe Koffman, Rob McConnell, Ben McPeek, Birnie Piltch, Fred Stone, Norman Symonds and Rick Wilkins, among many others.

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Whitney Smith

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Jazz compositions, dance band arrangements, and biographical materials

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