Margaree Forks, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Died||1979 (aged 70–71)|
|Occupation(s)||Cape Breton fiddler|
He was one of the first fiddlers from the island to record a commercially available album. Decca released the recording 14004 on November 18, 1934: Rothermarches Rant, Braes of Auchertyre, Moonlight Clog & Hennessey Hornpipes.
He was regarded as one of the world's best Celtic fiddlers. He performed on the John Allan Cameron show with the Cape Breton Symphony, a group of fiddlers that included Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald, Jerry Holland, Joe Cormier, Wilfred Gillis and John Donald Cameron. The group appeared regularly on CBC television on The John Allan Cameron Show and other programs.
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