Meek, Kenneth, 1908-1976

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Meek, Kenneth, 1908-1976

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1908-1976

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Kenneth Meek was born in Cornwall, England, and came to Canada in 1914. He earned his L.Mus. from McGill in 1927 and a B.Mus. from Toronto in 1936. He taught organ, piano and theory in Ottawa (1924- 1939) and Kingston (1940-1944) before moving to Montréal to become an instructor in piano and organ and a lecturer in theory at McGill (1945). He was later promoted to an instructor in music (1952-1966) and Assistant Professor (1966-1973). In the meantime, Meek served as organist at the Church of St Andrew and St Paul (1945-1956), Christ Church Cathedral (1956-1965) and the Church of the Messiah (1965-1976). He was also a recitalist and composer. Meek passed away in 1976.

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