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Memorable Manitobans: Ruth “Fee” Gordon (1908-1998)


Born in Winnipeg, the daughter of Charles William Gordon and Helen Skinner King, she graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1928 with a BA in classics. She became actively involved with the Winnipeg music community as an accompanist, playing for the Winnipeg Ballet, the Manitoba Music Festival, and the CBC Radio School Broadcasts (with which she was associated for 30 years). Gordon was also a part of Winnipeg’s amateur theatre.


Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 December 2014

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