Ewen Henderson (musician)

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Ewen Henderson with Mànran in Quimper, Cornouaille Festival (Brittany, France).

Ewen Henderson (born 1986) (Scottish Gaelic Eoghann MacEannruig) is a multi-instrumentalist folk musician from Fort William in Scotland.[1]

Musical career[edit]

Henderson comes from a musical family, with his sister Ingrid and brother Allan in particular being international musicians. He started learning to fiddle at the age of five.[1]

Besides fiddle, his other musical talents include the bagpipe, penny whistle, piano and vocals in addition to some proficiency on banjo. He is fluent in Scottish Gaelic and sings in the language.

He is a key member of the Battlefield Band[2] and Mànran, whilst also appearing with Bahookie, the Pneumatic Drills and also with Skipinnish occasionally. His Scottish Gaelic singing has been aired on BBC Alba broadcasts.

A keen follower of the sport shinty, he has played for Glasgow University Shinty Club and Ardnamurchan Camanachd

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Forward With Scotland's Past". Battlefield Band. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 
  2. ^ [1]

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