Ernest MacMillan

Sir Ernest Alexander Campbell MacMillan, (August 18, 1893 – May 6, 1973) was a Canadian orchestral conductor, composer, organist, and Canada's only "Musical Knight". He is widely regarded as being Canada's pre-eminent musician, from the 1920s through the 1950s. His contributions to the development of music in Canada were sustained and varied, as conductor, performer, composer, administrator, lecturer, adjudicator, writer, humourist, and statesman.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 18, 1893 (Ontario), Died May 6, 1973 (Toronto)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, arranger

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 24004-A] 10-in. 1927 A St-Malo Hart House String Quartet String quartet arranger  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 24004-B] 10-in. 1927 Notre seigneur en pauvre Hart House String Quartet String quartet arranger  


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