Dolores Claman

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Dolores Claman
BornDolores Olga Claman
(1927-07-06)July 6, 1927
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
DiedJuly 17, 2021(2021-07-17) (aged 94)
Spain
Occupationcomposer and pianist
NationalityCanadian

Dolores Claman (July 6, 1927 – July 17, 2021) was a Canadian composer and pianist. She was best known for composing the theme song, known simply as The Hockey Theme, for Hockey Night in Canada, a song often thought as Canada's second national anthem.[1] She composed in 1968.

Claman died on July 17, 2021 from problems caused by dementia in Spain, almost two weeks after her 94th birthday.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jones, Tom (2005-11-05). "Country's heirloom reflects on Lightning". St. Petersburg Times. Archived from the original on 2005-11-24. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
  2. Deschamps, Tara (July 17, 2021). "Hockey Night in Canada theme song composer Dolores Claman dead at 94". CBC News. The Canadian Press. Retrieved July 17, 2021.