Allan Fraser (musician)

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Allan Fraser
Born (1948-07-21) 21 July 1948 (age 68)
St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada
Genres Folk
Years active 1970 – present
Labels Columbia

Allan Hugh Fraser (born 21 July 1948 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick) is a Canadian folk musician and songwriter. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was part of Fraser & DeBolt (along with Daisy DeBolt), and released two albums with Columbia Records. Many artists have recorded his songs, including John Oates, The Duhks,[1] Cassell Webb, Cal Hand with Leo Kottke, Tom Russell, and Penny Lang.

He has lived in Montreal since 1994 with the artist Donna Louthood,[2] until her death in 2011, with whom he had three grown children: folk singer Kaya Fraser,[2] Jade Fraser, and Simon Fraser.

Discography[edit]

  • Ian Guenther with Fraser & Debolt (Columbia С 30381)
  • Fraser & Debolt: With Pleasure (Columbia KC 32130)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ (21 February 2005). "Interview: The Duhks discuss and perform their music, part two", All Things Considered.
  2. ^ a b Dunlevy, T'Cha (31 January 2008). "Coming full circle to song", The Gazette, p. D1.

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