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John Avison (II) (1915–1983)

John Avison was born on April 25, 1915 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as John Henry Patrick Avison. He is known for his work on Skid Row (1956) and Pacific 13 (1956). He died on November 30, 1983 in Vancouver. See full bio »

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Known For

Skid Row Composer
Pacific 13 Music Department


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  Pacific 13 (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode, 1957) (conducted by - 1 episode, 1956) (musical director - 1 episode, 1956)
- Façade (1957) ... (conductor)
- Summer Afternoon (1956) ... (conducted by)
- Down in the Valley (1956) ... (musical director)
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 1957 Pacific 13 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Avignon (1957)
 1956 Skid Row (Documentary short)
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 1956 Pacific 13 (TV Series)
Himself - Conductor
- Rehearsal (1956) ... Himself - Conductor
- Golden Age of English Music (1956) ... Himself - Conductor

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He was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on December 18, 1978 for his services to Music in Canada.


Canadian Music Conductor

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