Alexander Brott - My Lives in Music
“Alexander Brott is one of Canada’s most distinguished and accomplished composers.”
– Marc Garneau, President of the McGill Chamber Orchestra and Canadian Space Agency
Alexander Brott has had a remarkable and varied career and his prodigious talent, energy, and dedication has affected almost every musical institution in Canada. My Lives in Music documents the unique journey not just of a celebrated musician, conductor, composer, and musical pioneer – it is also the story of the transformation of the cultural life of a city, Montreal, and a country, Canada.
Alexander Brott is one of Canada’s most distinguished and accomplished musical pioneers. During a carrer that spans some 80 years, he has accomplished much on the Quebec, Canadian, and international stage to advance the cause of music. As a conductor, composer, violinist, teacher and entrepreneur, Brott positively impacted the Canadian musical landscape and the perception of Canada abroad.