| Maryvonne Kendergi|
| September 27, 2011, Montreal, Canada|Maryvonne Kendergi Wikipedia
Maryvonne Kendergi or Kendergian, OC CQ (15 August 1915 – 27 September 2011) was a Canadian writer, professor, musicologist, pianist, and Québécois commentator.
Kendergi was born 15 August 1915 in Aintab, Aleppo Vilayet, Ottoman Empire. She grew up in Syria, then moved to France. At the Sorbonne, she studied and gained an advanced degree in 1942. She moved to Canada in 1952, and became a Canadian citizen in 1960.
For ten years she hosted radio programs on contemporary music on Radio-Canada and also appeared regularly on television. She taught at the Université de Montréal. She played an important role in the founding of the Quebec Contemporary Music Society in 1966. She was a past president of the Canadian Music Council.
Kendergi was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 1980, and promoted to an Officer of the Order in 1992. She was made a Chevalier in the Order of Quebec in 1985.
Kendergi died on 27 September 2011 in Montreal.1980 – Member of the Order of Canada
1982 – Canadian Music Council Medal
1983 – The Lynch-Staunton Prize
1985 – Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Québec
1985 – Prix Calixa-Lavallée
1992 – Officer of the Order of Canada
1994 – Medal of the Académie des lettres du Québec
2000 – Prix Opus, hommage