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Lecture by Prof. Gary West – Hamish Henderson Memorial

Lecture by Prof. Gary West – Hamish Henderson Memorial

Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance

Hamish Scott Henderson (11 November 1919 – 9 March 2002) was a Scottish poet, songwriter, communist, soldier and intellectual. He was a catalyst for the folk revival in Scotland. He was also an accomplished folk song collector and discovered such notable performers as Jeannie Robertson, Flora MacNeil and Calum Johnston. Discussions around national identity and […]