This school is named in honor of Edward Johnson C.B.E, L.L.D, Mus. Doc. Chevalier de la legion D'honneur, officer of the crour of Italy , Stella Della Solidarita Italiana, comm. Royal Swedish order of Vasa, Brazilian Order of Southern Cross International Opera Star and general manager of the New York Metropolitan Opera company (1935-1950) honorary citizen of Guelph-1920, who in the year 1928 generously contributed to the futherance of musical education in the public schools - and who has always shown keen interest in the cause of education in his home city.
November 29, 1955
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