John Mackay (poet)

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John Mackay (Scottish Gaelic: Iain (Dall) MacAoidh; 1656–1754), known as Am Pìobaire Dall (The Blind Piper), was a Scottish Gaelic poet and composer, and the grandfather of William Ross.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grimble, Ian (1999). The World of Rob Donn. The Saltire Society. p. 286. ISBN 9780854110629.
  2. ^ Cheape, Hugh; Forrest, J. Decker (2012). "Taigh a' Phìobaire. The Piper's House and the music of the Mackays of Raasay". Béaloideas. 80: 163–182. ISSN 0332-270X. JSTOR 24862875.
  3. ^ Mackay, Alexander (1893). "The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders". 1. Archibald Sinclair, Celtic Press: 151.
  4. ^ Mackenzie, John (1872). Sar-Obair nam Bard Gaelach (in Scottish Gaelic). pp. 94–95, 276.
  5. ^ Gibson, John G. (2000). Traditional Gaelic Bagpiping, 1745-1945. McGill-Queen's Press. p. 115. ISBN 9780773521346.
  6. ^ Dickson, Dr Joshua (2013). The Highland Bagpipe: Music, History, Tradition. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. pp. 120–121. ISBN 9781409493945.