1964 in Canadian music
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- 18 January - Jim Matt, country music singer.
- 18 January - Patrick Esposito Di Napoli, member of Les Colocs (d.1994).
- 25 January - Andrew MacNaughtan, photographer and music video director (d.2012).
- 30 January - Patricia Conroy, country music singer.
- 1 February - Dwayne Goettel, former member of Skinny Puppy (d.1995).
- 6 February - Gordon Downie, lead singer and lyricist for The Tragically Hip.
- 8 March - Denise Murray, country music singer.
- 8 June - Mark Howard, audio engineer.
- 17 August - Colin James, Juno Award winning singer-songwriter, and guitarist.
- 12 September - Greg McConnell, indie rocker and member of Absolute Whores (d.1999).
- 16 November - Diana Krall, Grammy and Juno Awards winning jazz musician.
- 29 November - Jesse Cook, Juno Award winning guitarist.
- 30 November - Edwin Orion Brownell, neo-classical composer and concert pianist.
- 7 December - Kyp Harness, folk singer and social activist.
- Full date unknown
- Charest, Benoît, guitarist and film score composer.
- Danna, Jeff, film score composer
- Lee, Brent, composer and professor of Music Composition at the University of Windsor.
- Ichkhanian, Levon, jazz composer and guitarist
- Mariposa Folk Festival was held at the Maple Leaf Stadium
- Miramichi Folksong Festival
- Montreal Festivals
Magazines and publications
- Bands formed
- Bands disbanded
- Alberta Music Festival Association is established to coordinate local music competition.
- "My Baby's Comin' Home" by Paul Anka
- Early Morning Rain, composed and recorded by Gordon Lightfoot.
- Mon Pays ("My Homeland") composed by Gilles Vigneault.
- Universal Soldier (song), written and recorded Buffy Sainte-Marie.
- You Were on My Mind, written by Sylvia Tyson.
- The Matador Club, a country-music venue, opens in Toronto.
- 7 January - Colin McPhee, composer and musicologist.
- 9 September – Charles O'Neill, bandmaster, composer, organist, cornetist, and music educator.
- 24 November - Georges-Émile Tanguay, composer, organist, pianist, and music educator.
- 27 December - Pierre-Aurèle Asselin, tenor singer, brother to Marie-Anne Asselin.
- Rayner, Ben (26 January 2012). "Andrew MacNaughtan, photographer, dies on Rush assignment". Toronto Star (Toronto: Torstar Corporation). www.thestar.com. OCLC 679765547. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- Lounsbury, Doug. "The RPM Legacy". avtrust.ca. Audio-Visual Preservation Trust of Canada. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
- "Mariposa folk festival". The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. The Historica Dominion Institute. thecanadianencyclopedia.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- Lounsbury, Doug. "About RPM Magazine". avtrust.ca. Audio-Visual Preservation Trust of Canada. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
- Nick Warburton (June 2005). "RICK JAMES AND THE MYNAH BIRDS". earcandymag.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- Ford, Clifford; Wardrop, Patricia. "CBC Symphony Orchestra". The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. The Historica Dominion Institute. thecanadianencyclopedia.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- "Artist: Crew Cuts Biography". jam.canoe.ca. Jam!. 30 November 2004. Retrieved 14 July 2012. "with notes from Richard Patterson, Bart Shevory, John B. Young and Joe Matthews."
- Bazzana (2003, p. 229)
- Keillor, Elaine. "Opera Canada". The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. The Historica Dominion Institute. thecanadianencyclopedia.com. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
- Thérien, Robert, "Biographies » Pierre-Aurèle Asselin, tenor (1881-1964)", collectionscanada.gc.ca (Ottawa: Library and Archives Canada), retrieved 3 February 2012
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