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Galliard, John Ernest [formerly Johann Ernst Galliard] (c. 1666/1687–1747), composer and musical performer, was probably born in Celle, Germany, probably about 1666 (according to Highfill, Burnim & Langhans, BDA), but possibly about 1687 (Hawkins), the son of Jean Galliard...

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Grant, John Peter, of Rothiemurchus (1885–1963), promoter of highland bagpiping, was born at 20 India Street, Edinburgh, on 24 June 1885, son of John Peter Grant of Rothiemurchus (1860–1927), advocate, and his wife, Edith Mary, née Brewster-Macpherson (d. 1922). He was to achieve distinction in three separate spheres but dominating his life was an abiding love of the Scottish highlands and their culture....