Michael Longcor

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Michael Longcor
Michael Longcor at DucKon 16.jpg
Michael Longcor at DucKon 16
Background information
Born United States
Genres Filk, folk

Michael Longcor is a folk and filk singer. His songs span a range of topics including military history, Indiana history, and humor. He has won six Pegasus Awards and has been nominated for six others.[1] His music has appeared on Dr. Demento and on NPR's "Folksong Festival," and his music has provided the background for a BBC documentary on Rudyard Kipling.[2]

He is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, in which he is known as Moonwulf Starkaaderson. As a member of the SCA, he has been king of the Middle Kingdom twice and has served as baron of the Barony of Rivenstar since it was founded. He is also a member of the Dorsai Irregulars, having been inducted in 1976.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 1992 Pegasus Award for best performer
  • 1993 Pegasus Award for best humorous song ("Rhinotillexomania")
  • 1995 Pegasus Award for best performer
  • 1995 Pegasus Award for best military song ("When Tenskwatawa Sings")
  • 1996 Pegasus Award for best eerie song ("Monster in My Head")
  • 2003 Pegasus Award for best filk song ("Shooting Star")

Discography[edit]

  • Storm, Wind and Flame
Songs from this album appear in Ann C. Crispin's novel Storms of Destiny
  • Boarding Party
  • Lovers, Heroes and Rogues
  • Heartburn
  • Kitchen Junk Drawer
  • Dangerous Heroes
  • Norman & Saxon
  • Drunken Angel
  • Field of Fire
  • What's a Hoosier?
  • Owlflight[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael(Moonwulf) Longcor". The Pegasus Awards. Retrieved 2007-03-16. 
  2. ^ "Past Guests - L". Dragon Con. Retrieved 2014-11-26. 
  3. ^ Dorsai Irregulars: History. Retrieved on 2009-05-20.
  4. ^ "Music: Michael Longcor". Firebird Arts & Music. Archived from the original on 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2007-03-16.