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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Peter Zvankin (1879-1975)

Composer.

Born in Kherson, Russia, he came to Winnipeg in 1906. He became a textile broker and began composing music at the age of 55. His music was performed frequently by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Winnipeg CBC Orchestra. His papers are at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. There are also papers at the Archives of Manitoba.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 September 2014

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