File MS-5-1, Box 2, Folder 3 - Autographed photographs of W.O. Forsyth

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Autographed photographs of W.O. Forsyth

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MS-5-1, Box 2, Folder 3

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  • October 1912 (Creation)
    Forsyth, W. O. (Wesley Octavius)

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2 photographs : b&w ; 9.5 x 19.5 cm and smaller

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W.O. Forsyth was a Canadian composer and teacher. He spent most of his life in Toronto, Ontario, where he taught piano and theory at the Toronto College of Music (1889-94, 1924-1937). He was also the director of the Metropolitan School of Music (1895-1912), and taught at Upper Canada College, several ladies' colleges in Toronto, Hamilton College of Music, and the Canadian Academy of Music (1919-1924). Most of his compositions, excluding those he wrote as a student, were short piano pieces and songs.

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File contains two photographs of the Canadian composer, teacher, and writer W.O. (Wesley Octavius) Forsyth, one of which is autographed for Dr. J.D. Logan.

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The photographs were likely originally sent with one of the letters from Forsyth to Logan (see MS-5-1, Box 3, Folder 23).

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  • Box: MS-5-1, Box 2