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Gillies, John MacDougall (1855-1925), player and teacher of the highland bagpipe

William Donaldson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/74662

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Gillies, John MacDougall (1855-1925), player and teacher of the highland bagpipe, was born on 20 May 1855 at 126 Gallowgate, Aberdeen, eldest of the three sons of John MacDougall Gillies (b. 1825), marble polisher from Glendaruel, Argyll, and his wife, Isabella Smith (b. 1825), from Glasgow. On 30 December 1881 ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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