Hamish Henderson

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1919 – 2002

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Who was Hamish Henderson?

Hamish Scott Henderson, was a Scottish poet, songwriter, soldier and intellectual.

He has been referred to as the most important Scots poet since Robert Burns and 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.

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Born
Nov 11, 1919
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • Downing College, Cambridge
  • Dulwich College
Died
Mar 8, 2002

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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