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Glengarry County and Area Fiddlers.

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violin painted by Rhoda Ross


1-- GROUPS

  1. The Glengarry Old Time Fiddlers out of Dunvegan Area.

  2. The Glengarry Strathspey and Reel Society out of Apple Hill and Alexandria Area.

  3. The MacLeod Fiddlers

2-- INDIVIDUALS

  1. Donaldson MacLeod, RR 1, Box 50, Dunvegan, ONT., CA K0C 1J0, 613/525-3597

  2. Kelly trottier, who lives in the Kingston, Ontario area.

  3. Allan MacPhail, Loch Garry, Ontario

  4. Ashley MacLeod Farewell to Erin


3-- DECEASED

  1. Duncan R. Dewar June 14 1869 - Oct 29. 1907, Glen Sandfield, Ont. son of Evander & Margaret McNaughton, He was a talented musician and nothing delighted him better than to entertain his friends with the martial airs of Scotland, on the bagpipes or violin. Ref; From the The News Friday Nov. 8, 1907 p.4 c.3. [from his obituary] New 1 /2000
  2. Donald R. McDonald Warren, Mich hus of Elizabeth Clapp, son of Angus Ranald, McCrimmon, Ont. Great Violinist. Ref; FSO1 1977 Mar p. 10,
  3. John Angus MacDonald from Cornwall, Ontario.
  4. Neily Austin R. MacDonald, 5th Lancaster Township. died Jul. 12, 1972,
  5. Ambrose MacDougall from Dalkeith, Ont. died Nov. 1961
  6. Rev. John MacPhail from St. Andrew's West, Ont.
  7. Col. D. B. Maclennan, of Lancaster, under Hotel Guests Make Merry ".... their praise for Glengarry's leading violinist.."Ref GN August 30, 1901; see also his obit see also his obit GN June 9, 1922 New 4/2000
  8. William D. McLeod, of Bonnie Briar, McCrimmon, Ontario Area who died July 131th, 1936, See obit in Glengarry News of July 24th, 1936, p.1 col. 1 . New 3/2000
  9. Andrew McRae, Alexandria --A talented violinist, he was also one of the few remaining Gaelic singers, Ref: from The Glengarry News, November 22nd, 1956, pg. 1, col. 5. New 10/99
  10. Donald J. McVichie Curry Hill, Noted for his mastery of the violin, Mr. McVichie had his own orchestra for many years while operating the home farm. Ref: from obit GN September 1st, 1960, pg. 4, col. 5. New 11/99
  11. Hugh 'Red Hugh Alex' Munro 1852 - 1951, Grand Old Man of Apple Hill. A violinist of Note. Husband of Margery Mcintyre 1866 - 1951. Ref: "As Others See Us" by R. J. Fraser New 12/99
  12. Philip Munro Apple Hill, Ont.1854 - 1916 Indian lands 14 C #37, photo, violinist. Ref: KDMP p. 45,
  13. Arthur Rossou, Glengarrys famous violinist sustained injury from falling through the side walk between upper and lower Lancaster. Ref; From the Glengarry News, Friday, Dec. 4, 1896 p.1 c.6 bottom, under Williamstown,New 2 /2000
  14. Arthur Sauve, South Indian, Ont. 1896 Nov - 1973 Sep p.829 photo,831, violin maker, player, carver, son of Elizabeth Cameron, hus of Emma Lalonde. Ref; Maxville Its Centennial Story, 1991


More Names Will Be Added Later

NOTE
For a listing of some of the Recordings of Kelli Trottier, Glengarry Strathsphey and Reel Society, Allan MacPhail etc. see our work the TITLE GUIDE OF LOCAL HISTORIES 1992 Revised edition with the 1994 Addenda, ISBN-0-921307-44-6, April 1995.


Feed back, corrections, additions on any of the above violinists would be welcomed. Contact Us A.W. F.




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