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Memorable Manitobans: Roy Price (1930-2002)

Musician, music store owner.

Born in Winnipeg’s North End to William and Jean Price, he attended Norquay School, St. John’s High School, and the University of Manitoba. He worked at Canada Customs until he started Harmony Music. He was a working musician, played many instruments but loved the piano and led a local band for several years. He also composed music, wrote poetry and fiction. He died at Winnipeg on 4 March 2002 and was interred in the Holy Family Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 March 2002.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 12 January 2017

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