Wade Hemsworth

Folk music, Musical Artist

1916 – 2002

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Who was Wade Hemsworth?

Albert Wade Hemsworth was a Canadian folk singer and songwriter. Although he was not a prolific composer, having written only about 20 songs during his entire career, several of his songs — most notably "The Wild Goose", "The Black Fly Song" and "The Log Driver's Waltz" — are among the most enduring classics in the history of Canadian folk music.

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Born
Oct 23, 1916
Brantford
Also known as
  • Albert Wade Hemsworth
  • Wade Hemswroth
  • Hemsworth, Wade
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Ontario College of Art & Design
Died
Jan 21, 2002
Montreal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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