Brown, Robert Urquhart (1906–1972), piper, piobaireachd player, and teacher, was born on 1 May 1906 in Strachan, Kincardineshire, son of Francis Farquharson Brown (1875–1955?) head keeper of Blackhall estate, and his wife, Margaret Dunbar (1871–1937). He was educated at Banchory Academy. He started piping at the age of eleven, and soon showed a love for piobaireachd, the classical music of the highland bagpipe. His early tutors were ...
Jack Lorimer Taylor
David J. Golby
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Gillies, John MacDougall (1855–1925), player and teacher of the highland bagpipe, was born on 20 May 1855 at 126 Gallowgate, Aberdeen, eldest of the three sons of John MacDougall Gillies (b. 1825), marble polisher from Glendaruel, Argyll, and his wife, Isabella Smith (...
Michael T. R. B. Turnbull
Hislop, Joseph Dewar (1884–1977), singer and singing teacher, was born at 16 Bowmont Place, Edinburgh, on 5 April 1884, the second child in the family of two sons and two daughters of Joseph Dewar Hislop (1849–1915), painter and decorator, and his wife, Mary White Lunn (...
Macpherson, Malcolm (1833–1898), player and teacher of the highland bagpipe, was born on 5 December 1833 at Snizort, Isle of Skye, the son of Angus Macpherson (c.1800–c.1866), a professional piper, and his wife, Effy MacLeod of Uig in Skye...
J. C. Hadden
Reviser Gordon J. Munro
Moore, Thomas (d. 1792), music teacher, lived in the Pool Fold in Manchester and was teaching music there in 1750, when he published The Psalm Singer's Compleat Tutor and Divine Companion. In 1755 the town council of Glasgow appointed him precentor of 'the new church in ...