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Jean Redpath

Born28 Apryle 1937
Dee'd21 August 2014
Arizona Unitit States
ThriftScots muisician and sangster
Kent forRobert Burns sangs

Jean Redpath, MBE, (b. 28 Apryle 1937 - d. 21 August 2014) wis a sangster o Scots muisic. She wis weel-kent as a folk sangster an recordit mony o the sangs o Robert Burns.

Robert Burns Sang - Ca' the Yowes

Jean Redpath wis born in Edinburgh, an dee'd in Arizona in the Unitit States.[1] She hid bided and sang wi sangster Bob Dylan in New York whiles.[1] An she travailit athort Americae wi her sangs an wis o TV an Radio,[2] an recordit Scots folk sangs an mony sangs o Robert Burns, frae 1962 tae 1990. She becam airtist in residence in 1972 at the Wesleyan Varsity o Middletoun, Connecticut an syne at Stirlin varsity in 1979 an in 2011 at the Varsity o Edinburgh.[3]

She wis gien honorar doctorates frae the varsities o Stirlin, Saunt Andraes, Glesga an the Ryal Scottish Academie o Drama an Airt (noo the Ryal Conservatoire o Scotland). She wis makit an MBE in 1987.[3]

In 2008, Redpath wis eikit tae the Scottish Traditional Music Hall o Fame. She wis makit a Colonel of the Steet o Kentucky.[3]

The Varsity o Sooth Carolina haes an archive o Jean Redpath warks an correspondence.[4]

Leven, Fife wis whaur she wis brocht up, an haes a street cried efter hir: 'Jean Redpath Wynd'.[5]

Scots sangster, Sheena Wellington thocht Redpath wis (in Inglis) "the foremost ambassador for Scottish traditional song for more than 50 years".[1]

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Scottish Ballad Book (1962)[6]
  • Laddie Lie Near Me (1963)[6]
  • Lilt and Laughter (1963)[6]
  • Frae My Ain Countrie (1973)[6]
  • Jean Redpath (1975)[6]
  • Songs Of Robert Burns vol 1 (1976)[6]
  • Song of the Seals (1978)[6]
  • Father Adam (1979)[6]
  • Lowlands (1980)[6]
  • Songs Of Robert Burns vol 2 (1980)[6]
  • Songs Of Robert Burns vol 3 (1981)[6]
  • Songs Of Robert Burns vol 4 (1981)[6]
  • Haydn: Scottish Songs (1984)[6]
  • Songs of Robert Burns vol 5 (1985)[6]
  • Lady Nairne (1986)
  • A Fine Song For Singing (1987)
  • Songs Of Robert Burns vol 6 (1987)[6]
  • First Flight (1989)
  • Songs Of Robert Burns vol 7 (1990)
  • Leaving the Land (1990)

Fremmit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c Mclean, Pauline (22 August 2014). "Scottish folk singer Jean Redpath dies". BBC News (in Inglis). Retrieved 22 Januar 2022.
  2. a b "IMDB Jean Redpath". IMDb. Retrieved 22 Januar 2022.
  3. a b c "Jean Redpath obituary". the Guardian (in Inglis). 22 August 2014. Retrieved 22 Januar 2022.
  4. a b "Jean Redpath Collection". The University of South Carolina (in Inglis). SCU-RBSC-2017-4. Retrieved 22 Januar 2022.
  5. Caldwell, David. "What you need to know about Jean Redpath Wynd in the of Leven with the postcode of KY8 4GY". Street List (in Inglis). Retrieved 22 Januar 2022.
  6. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Horst., Pohle, (1987). The folk record source book : England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales. H. Pohle. p. 388. OCLC 19730014.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)