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Ian MacLeod

2007 Jun

Ian has deep roots in his native Glengarry, where, along with his wife Karen and their three children, Scott, Ashley and Brad, he owns and operates a sixth generation dairy farm. He is the son of Alexander and Helen (Nixon) MacLeod. Ian has generously shared his musical talents for close to forty years, playing fiddle […]

Peter MacInnes

2007 Jun

Peter MacInnes was born on August 9, 1909 to Donald MacInnes and his wife, Annie Campbell in the 6th Concession of Kenyon Township in Glengarry County. He married Greta Kippen in 1934 and they had three children, Jean, married to James Campbell, Donald (Bud) deceased, married to Betty Brown and Sheila, married to Wayne Ferguson. […]

The MacDonald Dougie Orchestra

2007 Jun

The MacDonald Brothers (The Dougie Boys) from McCrimmon Corners have been synonymous with Scottish fiddle music in Glengarry since the 1940s. Duncan J, Donald M, Hughie D. and Elmer J, sons of Dougie MacDonald and his wife Margaret F. MacLeod have entertained at dances, Christmas concerts, house parties, lawn socials and concerts throughout eastern Ontario […]

Angus Katie McDonald

2007 Jun

A seventh generation piper who played in three pipe bands – the 59th Highlanders, 154th and the S.D.&G. Highlanders, Angus Katie was born in Alexandria in 1891, the son of Angus and Katie McDonald. His grandfather was Jimmy McDonald, known as “Jimmy the Piper.” Angus Katie, as he was known, started pipe lessons at an […]

Paddy Kelly

2007 Jun

Paddy Kelly is a man of many talents. Not only does he have a wonderful voice, but he plays a number of instruments. Paddy was born and raised in Ottawa and began playing traditional music at an early age. His father introduced Pat to traditional music and song. His father played with Jug O’ Punch […]