October 5, 2022

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Janis Kalnins
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Janis Kalnins

Janis Kalnins, conductor, composer, organist-choirmaster, b Pärnu, Estonia, of Latvian parents, 3 Nov 1904, naturalized Canadian 1954, d Fredericton 30 Nov 2000; honorary D MUS (Mount Allison) 1981. His father, Alfreds Kalnins, an organist, conductor, and composer, was one of…

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Mary Grannan
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Mary Grannan

This little cottage, located at 325 Brunswick Street in Fredericton, was the home of Mary Grannan (1900–1975), the celebrated children’s author and national radio personality who wrote the children’s favourites "Just Mary Stories" and "Maggie Muggins".  Born in Fredericton on…

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CFNB Radio Atlantic
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CFNB Radio Atlantic

James Stewart Neill opened station 10AD on January 12, 1923. The station operated from the Neill home on Waterloo Row in Fredericton. 10AD's power was 10 watts. The frequency was 250 meters. In later years in became CFNB Radio Atlantic. …

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