Marjory Kennedy Fraser

(1857—1930) folklorist

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(b Perth, 1857; d Edinburgh, 1930). Scots singer and collector of folk-songs. As child, toured as acc. to father, the singer David Kennedy (1825–86). When widowed, taught singing and in 1905 visited Outer Hebrides, where she began coll. of folk-songs which she arr. and pubd. for v. and pf.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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