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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Evans (1849-1908)

Click to enlargeMusician, piano and music dealer.

Born at Birmingham, England, son of a church organist, he emigrated to Canada in 1884, where he established a music store in Winnipeg. He also organized an orchestra, in which he played piano, violin, viola, or cello. He served as the organist at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church for many years, although he was not a Catholic. He died at Winnipeg on 7 March 1908.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Albert Evans joins majority” Manitoba Free Press, 9 March 1908.

We thank Keith Jones for providing information used in this profile.

Page revised: 2 July 2009

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