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Biography - Roderick MacKinnon

  • Full Name - Roderick MacKinnon
  • Gaelic Name - Roderick MacKinnon
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  • Patronymic Name - Ruairidh Iain Bhàin
  • Gender - Male
  • Year of Birth - 1858
  • Year of Death - 1944
  • Native Area

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - Barra
  • Island - Barra
  • Village - Bruernish
  • Biography - 1858-1944
    Born and raised in Bruernish, Barra. He was a crofter and fisherman who knew a large number of songs, recorded frequently by John Lorne Campbell who describes him in his book 'Gaelic Folksongs from the Isle of Barra'. Father of Captain Donald Joseph (an Iòsag) (ID 519) and uncle of Miss Janet MacKinnon (ID 4816).
  • Person ID - 5295 - Find all tracks listing this person as a contributor or reporter
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