Famous Violinists from Canada

List of notable or famous violinists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in Canada and even some popular violinists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian violinists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These violinists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known violinist from Canada is included when available.

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This historic violinists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian violinists of note?" and "Who are the most famous violinists from Canada?" These prominent violinists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian violinists.

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  • Bobby Lalonde
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    Bobby Lalonde is a musician.
    • Birthplace: Outaouais, Canada
  • Boris Brott
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    Boris Brott, (born March 14, 1944) is a Canadian conductor and motivational speaker. He is one of the most internationally recognized Canadian conductors, having conducted on stages around the world, including Carnegie Hall and Covent Garden. He is known for his innovative methods of introducing classical music to new audiences. Over his career, he has commissioned, performed and recorded a wide variety of Canadian works. Brott is the founder and artistic director of the National Academy Orchestra of Canada and the Brott Music Festival, both based in Hamilton, Ontario. He is the founding Music Director and Conductor Laureate of the New West Symphony in Los Angeles, and Artistic Director ...more
    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
  • Catherine Manoukian
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    Catherine Manoukian

    Catherine Manoukian (born June 2, 1981) is a Canadian violinist.
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
  • Claude Champagne
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    Claude Champagne (27 May 1891 – 21 December 1965) was a Canadian composer, teacher, pianist, and violinist.
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1891-1965)
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
  • Cory Churko
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    Cory Churko is an actor, violinist, guitarist and a backing vocalist.
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Moose Jaw, Canada
  • Eugene Kash was a violinist and conductor.
    • Age: Dec. at 91 (1912-2004)
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada