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Memorable Manitobans: Philip Shadwick (1862-1932)

Click to enlargeMusician.

Born in England in 1862, he came to Winnipeg in early 1903 and opened a school for violin instruction. On 5 August 1918, he married Helen Pryce at Winnipeg. He was a member of the Men’s Musical Club, the Music Teachers’ Association of Manitoba, and the Anglican Church. He died at his Winnipeg home, 246 Arlington Street, on 27 August 1932 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Classified advertisement, Manitoba Free Press, 27 May 1903, page 13.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

“Winnipeg musician is to be buried today in Elmwood”, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 August 1932, page 15.

We thank Gordon A. Morley for providing additional information used in this profile.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 October 2010

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