October 5, 2022

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Janis Kalnins
Biography, History, Landmarks, Show Business, Video

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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Old Burial Ground
Cemetery, History, Landmarks, Video

Old Burial Ground

Within these serene grounds is the most historically important cemetery in New Brunswick. The Old Public Burial Ground located in Fredericton is the final resting place for many of the Loyalist families who founded New Brunswick - its first clergy,…

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Don Messer’s Fiddle
History, Biography, Landmarks, Video

Don Messer’s Fiddle

Don Messer, Fiddler & Composer, 1909-1973. Don, the youngest of eleven children of John & Margaret Messer of Tweedside, NB, began playing the fiddle at the age of five. Two years later he was performing at barn frolics and weddings. As Don Messer…

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