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Toronto music past and present at Mount Pleasant Cemetery: Local Legends

Toronto music past and present at Mount Pleasant Cemetery: Local Legends

July 4, 2017
National

Glenn Gould, Alexander Muir and piano maker Theodore Heintzman rest in cemetery, which hosts summer music series.

"Unnoticed by passersby and often unmarked by plaques, numerous Toronto addresses with big parts to play in cultural history sit mostly uncelebrated. In our series Local Legends, we tell you about them and put them on your mental map.

Two Toronto harpists are to perform the world premiere of a new Canadian composition within the funeral hall of the city’s largest cemetery next week.

Tucked between hectares of well kept grass, trails and thoughtfully placed flowers, the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre is hosting a weekly free concert series for its eighth consecutive summer..."

www.thestar.com

Related Composers: Glenn Gould