Tagged With: Pianists

James Nixon

James Nixon

2011 Jun

James Stewart Nixon, born Oct. 19, 1931, is the son of Leslie and Margaret (Barton) Nixon. His musical ability stems from both sides of the family which includes playing the piano, organ, accordion, guitar and fiddle. His grandfather (also James Nixon) would lilt mouth music for dances, his mother played the piano, his uncle Tommy […]

Agnes MacDonald

Agnes MacDonald

2009 Jun

As a performer, a teacher and an accompanist, Agnes MacDonald earned a reputation as a supporter of the Celtic music tradition of Glengarry. “When Agnes was of tender school age, her aptitude for music was noted by the Sisters of the Holy Cross teachers.”* Her parents purchased a piano and encouraged her in her musical […]

Edna MacMillan

2006 Jun

Edna was born on July lst, 1906 in the 7th Concession of East Hawkesbury Township, Prescott County, to Angus Malcolm MacKinnon and Maude Hope. In the winter of 1917 the family moved to the Brodie Road. She often remarked what a change there was between two communities. It was much more social in Brodie with […]