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James Skinner
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Born in Banchory, Grampian
Born on 5th of August 1843
Died on 17th of March 1927

Born 1843. Died 1927 - Scottish fiddler and composer.

Made his first recording in Glasgow, in 1899. One of the very first Scottish artists to be recorded. Long career as concert performer in Great Britain and USA.

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