Celebrated classical composer and U of A music professor remembered by family, friends, colleagues and students.

“Malcolm Forsyth was on death’s door when he attended the premiere of his choral composition, “A Ballad of Canada,” at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre in June 2011.

“He had been hospitalized with pancreatic cancer and knew he did not have long to live,” writes University of Toronto music professor Robin Elliot in a new book on the popular Canadian composer’s life and career, Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth…”


Author, Geoff McMaster